Space-based aperture array for ultra-long wavelength radio astronomy

  title={Space-based aperture array for ultra-long wavelength radio astronomy},
  author={Raj Thilak Rajan and Albert-Jan Boonstra and Mark J. Bentum and Marc Klein-Wolt and Frederik Belien and Michel J. Arts and N. D. Saks and Alle-Jan van der Veen},
The past decade has seen the advent of various radio astronomy arrays, particularly for low-frequency observations below 100 MHz. These developments have been primarily driven by interesting and fundamental scientific questions, such as studying the dark ages and epoch of re-ionization, by detecting the highly redshifted 21 cm line emission. However, Earth-based radio astronomy observations at frequencies below 30 MHz are severely restricted due to man-made interference, ionospheric distortion… CONTINUE READING


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