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The SKA goes local!

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The SKA goes local!
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The banner at the top of the SKA global website, with the flags of the various SKA minisites.

7 August 2014, SKA Organisation HQ, Jodrell Bank, UK - Today the SKA Organisation is launching the SKA minisites, tailored versions of the global SKA website designed for local audiences and available in their language.

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12 M€ for Netherlands contribution to design of the Square Kilometre Array

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12 M€ for Netherlands contribution to design of the Square Kilometre Array

1 July 2014, Leiden, the Netherlands - A consortium consisting of ASTRON and the Universities of Amsterdam, Groningen, Leiden and Nijmegen has been awarded 12M€ for their participation in the design of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The SKA will be the world’s largest and most powerful radio telescope. Construction will start in 2018 in Australia and South Africa, and the first results are expected in 2020.

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Understanding galaxy evolution with the SKA

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Understanding galaxy evolution with the SKA

At the Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array conference held in June 8-13 in Giardini Naxos, Italy, scientists discussed the promise of the SKA in the field of galaxy evolution and cosmology. The conference brought together more than 250 scientists from all around the world presenting results in fields as diverse as cosmology, exobiology, pulsars, cosmic magnetism and galaxy evolution.

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New modelling shows game-changing capability of SKA for cosmic magnetism studies

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New modelling shows game-changing capability of SKA for cosmic magnetism studies

13 June 2014, SKA Science Conference, Giardini Naxos, Italy - At the Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array conference held in June 8-13 in Giardini Naxos, Italy, scientists presented new modelling showing the game-changing capability the SKA will bring to the field of cosmic magnetism. The conference brings together more than 250 scientists from around the world presenting results in fields as diverse as cosmology, exobiology, pulsars or cosmic magnetism.

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