Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA.
But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to observe distant galaxies in the Universe, and what astronomers do with that data.
Video length: 1:45 mins
This video was brought to you by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research.
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