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This year's Global Astronomy Month was closed with our resident AstroArtist, Daniella de Paulis and her team of radio astronomers, Jan and bouncing images off of the moon. Here are the originals and the bounced versions of the pictures. Enjoy the pixelated color that the occurs when the images are converted into radio waves and are transmitted to the Moon. The Moon's surface reflects the radio signals and scatters them all around the Space. Only a small percentage of the original signal is reflected on Earth and received by the Dwingeloo radio telescope's antenna, where it is converted back into...

OPTICKS: Live Cosmic Art Event Bounces Images off Moon Apollo moonwalkers virtually return to lunar surface April 29, 2016 - Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is crossing another border-the gulf of space between the Earth and the Moon! Everyone is invited to a special online cosmic art event with images submitted from around the globe, including personal photo and artwork from Apollo astronauts, that will be transmitted to the Moon and back as radio signals in real time. In conjunction with visual artist Daniela de Paulis, radio amateur Jan van Miijlwijk, the CAMRAS radio amateurs association at the Dwingeloo radio telescope...

GAM 2015 is now winding down. Our closing event is one that can't be missed! OPTICKS will take images from the Earth to the moon and back with the help of two radio telescopes - one based in Italy and one in the Netherlands. The Dwingeloo radio telescope located in the Netherlands is manned by Jan van Muijlwijk who once dreamed of Earth - Moon - Earth radio contacts. Jan got his chance in 2006 when he heard of the Dwingeloo laboratory. He helped to rescue this first ever 25 m dish that is perfect for EME. He says, "the...

Check out the new blog  posts  from our partner International Dark Sky Association. From a photo of the much brighter Earth-bound lights compared with the heaven-born stars to highlighting the Headlands International Dark Sky Park, Michigan. This important blog will inform you about the impacts of light pollution on health, wildlife and the environment.

Host Adrian Fartade takes you on a historical voyage from culture to culture discussing many aspects of how ancient people thought our universe came to be. Through myths that were handed down from generation to generation, he explores how these stories impact what we thought of our planet and the skies. Enjoy the archive of this show  here .