News archive: Archive 2013

Metsähovi participated in a 3-year project NEXPReS concluded in June

11.07.2013 Metsähovi Radio Observatory participated in a three year project NEXPReS (Novel EXplorations Pushing Robust e-VLBI Services) concluded at the end of June, 2013.

Lightning storm captured by all-sky camera

09.08.2013 Metsähovi Radio Observatory's all-sky camera captured images of lightnings above the observatory on the early hours of Friday 2013-08-09.

Metsähovi Radio Observatory leads the way in Pan-European 4Gbps EC FP7 NEXPReS e-VLBI demonstration

19.09.2013 For the first time Scientific Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) data recorded at a data transfer rate of 4 Gbps by five participating European stations was successfully correlated in real-time at the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE).

EC FP7 project NEXPReS receives excellent rating in EC's final review

24.09.2013 The Novel Explorations Pushing Robust e-VLBI Services (NEXPReS) project concluded in June, 2013 after three years of ground-breaking technology development funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme. NEXPReS made significant improvements to the European VLBI Network (EVN) services and pioneered in high-bandwidth, high-capacity networked storage on demand, a work package lead by Aalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory.