since humans first looked skyward the star-filled heavens have been a source of constant fascination and amazement inspiring us to better understand the cosmos as well as our place within it australia CSIRO has long supported this quest for understanding developing innovative technologies for radio astronomy a key signs that allows investigation into the complex history of the universe for more than 60 years our engineers and technicians have worked together in developing leading-edge technologies needed to receive amplify and process the cosmic radio waves that travel through the incomprehensible distances of space a key challenge facing radio astronomers is the limited region of sky that can be seen by conventional telescopes receivers and any one particular time now we've developed a revolutionary new receiver the phased array feed or path that will address this challenge it will open up an antennas field of view and increase survey speeds by more than a factor of twenty provides roads will revolutionize all of radio astronomy by offering us the opportunity to view a large part of the sky all at once and to survey the entire sky very quickly and repeatedly will just be able to get a a totally different perspective on the universe that that we're apart we're opening up a new area technology with some innovation that has this ability to operate over very large frequency range with full sampling of the electromagnetic wave front it combines electromagnetics electronics of the low-noise devices that are embedded into this antenna and also real-time digital signal processing there's no receiving technology of this form at the moment and it will enable strongly programs that would take 10 years to be completed in a matter of months certainly it's attracted people already to Australia through the Square Kilometre Array program but will be on that the other applications and the spin-offs of the technology include medical imaging of the human body security and surveillance applications and a whole range of other other areas that's a challenge than engineer just just loves because it's it's cutting-edge your research and this practical the path will transform the way we serve and the sky and have a major impact enabling breakthroughs in the way we understand the universe history but the only person around it doesn't have TV coverage of the food and a man they got the black up now you're gonna be better than getting a TV picture never fail us we are getting a TV picture chillin out 12.

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