Date archive: November 2018

SKA launches first Science Data Challenge for astronomy community

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA launches first Science Data Challenge for astronomy community

SKA Global Headquarters, 26 November 2018 – The Square Kilometre Array Organisation (SKAO) is today releasing its first ever Science Data Challenge, giving astronomers a taste of the highly detailed images the SKA will produce. Developed by the SKAO’s Project … Read more

Canada’s CHIME telescope joins SKA pathfinder family

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Canada’s CHIME telescope joins SKA pathfinder family

SKA Global Headquarters, 21 November 2018 – Canada’s largest radio telescope, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), has been officially granted Square Kilometre Array (SKA) pathfinder status. SKA pathfinders and precursors are facilities all over the world involved in … Read more

SKA joins research data revolution through ESCAPE project

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA joins research data revolution through ESCAPE project

SKA Global Headquarters, 20 November 2018 – The SKA has joined 30 fellow research infrastructures to collaborate on a new science data initiative, which forms part of efforts to create a European cloud for scientific research. Launched today, ESCAPE (The … Read more

New paper highlights breadth of cosmology to be done with SKA

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
New paper highlights breadth of cosmology to be done with SKA

SKA Global Headquarters, 8 November 2018 – A new paper published yesterday highlights the potential of the SKA to tackle key questions of cosmology, by presenting a detailed overview of the various observation campaigns that can be conducted with the … Read more

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