Professors Matt Hilton and Kavilan Moodley from the ARC are contributors to the research led by astronomers with the United States’ National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT), perched on a mountain in Chile’s Atacama Desert.
Scientists look at the universe’s oldest light
Watch Associate Professor Matt Hilton in an interview with eNCA, where he discussed the new observations made by Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) that answers the age-old question, “how old is the universe?”.
New View of Nature’s Oldest Light Adds Fresh Twist to Debate Over Universe’s Age
From a mountain high in Chile’s Atacama Desert, astronomers with the United States’ National Science Foundation’s Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) have taken a fresh look at the oldest light in the universe.
HIRAX Project Edging Closer to Dish Installation at Karoo Site
The Hydrogen and Real time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX) project led by UKZN is achieving milestones on its journey towards the ultimate installation of a dish array at its site in the Karoo by deploying and testing two prototype telescope dish designs at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) in Hartebeesthoek, Gauteng.