Month: May 2018

Observatorium Arecibo

It was to solve the problem of spatial resolution that in 1960 William E.Gordon of Cornell University proposed to build the Arecibo antenna 305 m in diameter in Puerto Rico. The place was chosen because it is the American territory (with Commonwealth status) located closest to the equator which also facilitates the study of planets …

The Theoretical Models

Apart from optical telescopes equipped with their detectors and other spectrographs, to carry out their research, astronomers also need theoretical tools, especially models and statistical functions. Indeed, the problem for an astronomer is not only to be able to observe the objects furthest from the Universe to specify its evolution but especially to be able …