SKA News & Press

SKA signs Big Data cooperation agreement with CERN

Written by Mathieu Isidro
SKA signs Big Data cooperation agreement with CERN

CERN Headquarters, Geneva, Friday 14 July 2017 – SKA Organisation and CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, yesterday signed an agreement formalising their growing collaboration in the area of extreme-scale computing. The agreement establishes a framework for collaborative projects … Read more

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

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