Definition of radio astronomy in English:

radio astronomy

Line breaks: radio as¦tron|omy


[mass noun]
  • The branch of astronomy concerned with radio emissions from celestial objects.
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    • As a next step the astrophysicists want to use the upcoming LOFAR array in the Netherlands and Germany for radio astronomy and cosmic ray research.
    • Allen said that the project was an opportunity to search for intelligent life beyond the solar system while doing conventional radio astronomy.
    • Today some 10 neutron-star-neutron-star binaries have been discovered, and radio astronomy has accumulated a spectacular database of more than 1500 pulsars.

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