Radio Astronomy. Episode 5, Radio Telescopes and How They Work.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 6726012 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2017Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (34 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
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Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Felix J. LockmanSummary: Radio telescopes are so large because radio waves contain such a small amount of energy. For example, the signal from a standard cell phone measured one kilometer away is five million billion times stronger than the radio signals received from a bright quasar. Learn how each of these fascinating instruments is designed to meet a specific scientific goal.
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Felix J. Lockman

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.

Radio telescopes are so large because radio waves contain such a small amount of energy. For example, the signal from a standard cell phone measured one kilometer away is five million billion times stronger than the radio signals received from a bright quasar. Learn how each of these fascinating instruments is designed to meet a specific scientific goal.

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