Date archive: 2012

SKA Organisation at the XXVIII IAU General Assembly

Written by William Garnier
SKA Organisation at the XXVIII IAU General Assembly

August 2012, Manchester, UK – The SKA Organisation had a busy and successful two weeks at the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) held at the end of August in Beijing, China. The SKA exhibition stand was manned … Read more

Sweden joins the SKA Organisation

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Sweden joins the SKA Organisation

Further international support for the world’s largest radio telescope 28th June 2012, Manchester, UK – The Board of Directors of the Square Kilometre Array Organisation has formally welcomed Sweden, represented by Onsala Space Observatory, as the ninth member of the … Read more

SKA Members Statement on the General Meeting of 25 May 2012

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SKA Members Statement on the General Meeting of 25 May 2012

The Members of the SKA Organisation, meeting at Schiphol, have agreed the following: The members noted the report from the SSAC, and thanked them for their efforts. We noted that the report demonstrated that both sites were well suited to … Read more

Dual site agreed for Square Kilometre Array telescope

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Dual site agreed for Square Kilometre Array telescope

25 May 2012, Amsterdam, the Netherlands – The Members of the SKA Organisation today agreed on a dual site solution for the Square Kilometre Array telescope, a crucial step towards building the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope. The … Read more

Construction starts on SKA Organisation headquarters

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Construction starts on SKA Organisation headquarters

18 April 2012, Manchester, UK – The start of construction of the new headquarters of the SKA Organisation was marked today with a ground breaking ceremony at the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, UK. Professor Richard Schilizzi, … Read more

SKA Members meet to discuss site selection

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SKA Members meet to discuss site selection

4th April 2012, Amsterdam, the Netherlands – The Members of the SKA Organisation met at Schiphol, the Netherlands, on 3 April 2012, for their first General Meeting. They noted the site selection advisory committee’s report and the associated commentary that … Read more

Canada joins the SKA Organisation

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Canada joins the SKA Organisation

The world’s largest radio telescope project receives further international support as Canada signs up. 19th March 2012, Manchester, UK – The Board of Directors of the Square Kilometre Array Organisation has formally welcomed Canada, represented by the National Research Council … Read more

Board of Directors Meeting on 19 March 2012

Written by cgreenwood
Board of Directors Meeting on 19 March 2012

The Board of Directors of the SKA Organisation held a meeting in Manchester, UK on Monday 19 March 2012. The Board formally noted the admission of Canada, represented by the National Research Council, Canada (NRC), as the 8th member of … Read more

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