Date archive: 2015

Season’s Greetings from SKA Organisation

Written by Joe Diamond
Season's Greetings from SKA Organisation

SKA Organisation wishes you all a festive season and invites you to look back at the main highlights of the year 2015 in the SKA project by using the link provided here: http://outreach.skatelescope.org/2015/xmas/ Here’s also a look at our main … Read more

2015: a big year for ASKAP!

Written by Joe Diamond
2015: a big year for ASKAP!

It has been a big year for the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) project in 2015, with an impressive list of achievements coming from the Mk I phased array feed (PAF) receivers installed at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO), and with … Read more

Outcomes Of The 19th SKA Board Meeting

Written by Joe Diamond
Outcomes Of The 19th SKA Board Meeting

The Directors of SKA Organisation held a meeting at SKA Headquarters in Jodrell Bank, United Kingdom on the 19th and 20th of November for the 19th meeting of the SKA Board of Directors. Notes from the Chair of the SKA … Read more

Australia Announces AUS$293.7 Million for the SKA

Written by William Garnier
Australia Announces AUS$293.7 Million for the SKA

On Monday 7 December, the Australian Government announced they set aside AUS$293.7 million over 10 years to meet Australia’s initial commitment to the SKA. This important announcement was made by the Australian Prime Minister as part of the National Innovation and Science … Read more

Progress towards final design of the world’s largest radio telescope

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Progress towards final design of the world’s largest radio telescope

Friday 20 November 2015, SKA Organisation HQ – Returning engineers and participants from the 3rd SKA Engineering Meeting concur in praising a productive and positive set of discussions that have moved the global Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project another step forward. … Read more

Indian Government joins SKA Organisation

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Indian Government joins SKA Organisation

Monday 5 October 2015, Mumbai, India – The Indian Government has now signed the membership of SKA Organisation, bringing India formally into the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project after years of involvement in its design, and ahead of negotiations to create the inter-governmental … Read more

China enters new era in SKA project

Written by Mathieu Isidro
China enters new era in SKA project

Tuesday 22 September 2015, SKA Organisation Headquarters, UK – The Chinese government has entered a new phase of involvement in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project as it signs the SKA Letter of Intent (LoI). The signing of the LoI marks … Read more

Meet the people behind the SKA

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Meet the people behind the SKA

Monday 7 September 2015 – Today SKA Organisation is launching SKA People, an outreach initiative aimed at showcasing the diversity of people working on the SKA around the world. “People from over 20 countries are involved in making the SKA a … Read more

135 chapters, 1200 contributors, 2000 pages of SKA science

Written by Mathieu Isidro
135 chapters, 1200 contributors, 2000 pages of SKA science

SKA Organisation releases imposing updated SKA science case Wednesday 16 September 2015, SKA Organisation HQ – Today SKA Organisation is releasing the new official SKA science book, Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array. The book contains the proceedings from the SKA science conference held in … Read more

Outcomes Of The 18th SKA Board Meeting

Written by Joe Diamond
Outcomes Of The 18th SKA Board Meeting

The Directors of SKA Organisation held a meeting at SKA South Africa Office in Cape Town, South Africa on 22nd and 23rd of July for the 18th meeting of the SKA Board of Directors. Notes from the Chair of the … Read more

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