Breakthrough telescope to map origins of stars, galaxies and the ‘cosmic dawn’

Media Note: Telescope renderings and additional information can be viewed and downloaded at https://cornell.box.com/v/CCATProject.   ITHACA, N.Y. – A unique and powerful telescope capable of mapping the sky at submillimeter and millimeter wavelengths is headed to South America. With a slated completion date of 2021, the 6-meter aperture telescope, Cerro Chajnantor Atacama Telescope-prime (CCAT-p), will […]

Cosmic oddity: Newly discovered galaxy births billions of stars despite young age

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  April 18, 2013 Contact: Syl Kacapyr Phone: (607) 255-7701 vpk6@cornell.edu Cosmic oddity: Newly discovered galaxy births billions of stars despite young age ITHACA, N.Y. – A Cornell University researcher and his team have uncovered an oddity in the early cosmos: A newly discovered distant galaxy, born just after the […]