A rare historical discovery: monitoring a radio wave from a star 9 billion light-years away

A rare historical discovery: monitoring a radio wave from a star 9 billion light-years away
A rare historical discovery: monitoring a radio wave from a star 9 billion light-years away
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This is the first time in history that a radio wave has been detected from such a great distance

Scientists were able to detect a radio wave from a galaxy at a distance of billions of light years from our solar system, and this discovery was made by a team of international space scientists from Canada and India. This is the first time in history that a radio wave has been detected from such a great distance.

According to the “Daily Star” newspaper, the results of the research were published in an article in the scientific journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. According to the results, the source of the radio wave is a planet located approximately 8.8 billion light-years away from us in the galaxy SDSSJ0826+5630.

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“It’s like looking back 8.8 billion years,” said one of the lead researchers, Arnab Chakarbroti, after the rare find. The wave was discovered by the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope in Maharashtra, western India, which it detected after it underwent gravitational lensing – the gravitational effect of matter, present and diffused between a distant light source and an observer. In this case, the researchers believe, the cluster that affected the radio signal was actually another galaxy.

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Another researcher, Nirupam Roy, noted that “gravitational lensing multiplied the wave and made it possible to capture it.”

It is estimated that the radio wave detected by the telescope was transmitted when the universe was only 4.9 billion years old. The currently popular explanation in the scientific community is that the universe was created 13.7 billion years ago. The researchers now hope that the discovery will help the scientific community better understand the formation processes of planets, galaxies and stars in outer space.

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