The 15 meter Holmdel horn antenna at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey was built in 1959 for pioneering work in communication satellites for the NASA ECHO I. In 1964, radio astronomers Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias discovered the cosmic microwave background radiation with it, for which they were awarded the 1978 Nobel prize in physics.
The field of astronomy which explores space by using radio frequencies and waves. Use for VLBI
See the article Beginnings of radio astronomy for a history of radio astronomy's origins
Pages in category "Radio astronomy"
The following 21 pages are in this category, out of 21 total.