Open Source Radio Telescopes #OpenSource #Astronomy
Open Source Radio Telescopes is a database and collaboration center for radio astronomy telescope construction at any level. They invite participation in building telescopes and joining in the conversation on their wiki page.
Recently, Richard Prestage gave a talk about the Open Source Radio Telescope followed by a talk by John Makous on “Digital Signal Processing in Radio Astronomy – a Research Experience for Teachers”
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