- With a start-up cost of £500 million the giant telescope will collect in a year more than 70 times the amount of information that moves across the Internet in a 12 month period, and be controlled from the UK.
- The scheme will link thousands of radio dishes and antennae spread across Southern Africa and Australia.
- Professor Michael Diamond said: “We should be able to get back to within half a million years of the Big Bang to the Cosmic Dawn when the universe cooled enough to create matter and create the first stars.
World's biggest radio telescope to be built at a cost of 500million
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