China’s big silver bowl captures signals from 11 more pulsars

China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, or FAST, the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope, has discovered 11 new pulsars since its September 2016 inauguration, according to China’s National Astronomical Observatories. The huge silver bowl made of aluminum panels that sits in a Karst basin – in an area equivalent to 30 soccer pitches – in […]