21 cm Radio Telescope

During the 1999-2000 academic year, a group of six undergraduate students built a radio telescope to observe the H I 21 cm in our galaxy.  This telescope is now used for labs in astrophysics and experimental physics (PH 0156).

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(left) Joanna and Carolyn working on the receiver

(right) the completed horn

Students: Joanna Bettinger, Miguel Daal, Vadim Slavin, James Battat, Martin Lichtman, Carolyn Ernst