SKA News & Press

2017 SKA Engineering Meeting kick off in Rotterdam

Written by Mathieu Isidro
2017 SKA Engineering Meeting kick off in Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Monday 12 June 2017 – The 2017 SKA Engineering Meeting kicked off today in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Some 315 engineers have travelled from 17 countries to attend, making it the largest SKA Engineering Meeting ever held. The meeting is organised … Read more

Professor Giovanni Bignami (1944-2017)

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Professor Giovanni Bignami (1944-2017)

SKA Global Headquarters, UK, Thursday 25 May 2017 – It is with great sadness that the SKA Organisation acknowledges the passing of Prof. Giovanni Fabrizio Bignami, Chairman of the SKA Board of Directors in Madrid last night, Wednesday 24 May 2017, at the age of … Read more

International team completes large survey of gas in nearby galaxies

Written by Joe Diamond
International team completes large survey of gas in nearby galaxies

SKA Global Headquarters, Thursday 18 May 2017 – An international team of investigators led by Dr. Claudia Cicone (INAF – Astronomical Observatory of Brera), Dr. Matt Bothwell (University of Cambridge) and with the SKA Organisation Project Scientist Dr. Jeff Wagg … Read more

SKA pathfinder telescope detects 3 new fast radio bursts

Written by Mathieu Isidro
SKA pathfinder telescope detects 3 new fast radio bursts

Canberra, Australia, Thursday 13 April – The Molonglo telescope – an SKA pathfinder telescope located some 40km from the Australian capital Canberra – has been used to detect 3 new fast radio bursts (FRBs), it was announced last week. Fast Radio Bursts are … Read more

Outcomes of the 23rd SKA Board Meeting

Written by Joe Diamond
Outcomes of the 23rd SKA Board Meeting

The Directors of SKA Organisation held a meeting at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia on the 29th and 30th of March 2017 for the 23rd meeting of the SKA Board of Directors. Notes from the Chair of the SKA Board, … Read more

2017 SKA Engineering Meeting now open for registration

Written by Joe Diamond
2017 SKA Engineering Meeting now open for registration

2017 SKA Engineering Meeting 12-16 June 2017 Rotterdam, The Netherlands Dear Colleagues, The SKA Project is now well into the pre-construction phase with 12 Consortia carrying out design work to refine and progress the technologies and systems following the Preliminary … Read more

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