SKA News & Press

Dr. Robert Braun appointed as the SKA Science Director

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11 April 2013, SKA Headquarters, Manchester, UK – Message from Phil Diamond, Director General of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA): “I am pleased to announce that, after an exhaustive international search, Dr Robert Braun has been appointed as the SKA Science Director. … Read more

East Asian Science Workshop on SKA | 5-7 June 2013, Nagoya, Japan

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8 April 2013, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan – Information on East Asian Science Workshop about the SKA to be held in Nagoya, Japan, on 5-7 June 2013.       Date: 5-7 June 2013 Place: Sakata-Hirata Hall (Science South Building), Nagoya University, … Read more

2013 SKA Engineering Meeting | 7-11 October 2013, Manchester, UK

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1 April 2013, SKA Headquarters, Manchester, UK – The SKA Organisation is pleased to announce the 2013 SKA Engineering meeting to be held 7-11 October 2013 in Manchester, UK. The SKA has recently released the Request for Proposals inviting organisations … Read more

New giant galaxy discovered by SKA pathfinder LOFAR telescope

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19 March 2013, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands – A team of astronomers led by ASTRON astronomer Dr. George Heald has discovered a previously unknown gigantic radio galaxy, using initial images from a new, ongoing all-sky radio survey. The galaxy was found using … Read more

SKA pathfinder LOFAR telescope open for business

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13 March 2013, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands – On Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 March, one hundred astronomers from all over the world will travel to the town of Dalfsen in the Netherlands for a 2-day workshop about the International LOFAR Telescope … Read more

SKA Director General on visit to French astronomy facilities

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Some days ago, Phil Diamond, Director General of the SKA Organisation, visited the Nançay Observatory, a laboratory of both the Observatoire de Paris and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Claude Catala, President of the Observatoire de Paris, … Read more

First Call for Proposals for the MWA

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4 March 2013, Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory, Western Australia – The first Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) Call for Proposals is now open, from March 1 to May 1, 2013. The proposal template is available from http://mwatelescope.org and should be read in conjunction with the MWA Announcement of Opportunity … Read more

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