‘Dancing ghosts’: a new, deeper scan of the sky throws up surprises for astronomers

August 5th, 2021

The Conversation, Other, 04/08/2021, Ray Norris
Scanning through data fresh off the telescope, we saw two ghosts dancing deep in the cosmos. We had never seen anything like it before, and we had no idea what they were. […] We are getting used to surprises as we scan the skies in the Evolutionary Map of the Universe (EMU) project, using CSIRO’s new Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder ( ASKAP ), a radio telescope that probes deeper into the Universe than any other.

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