Date archive: 2020

Italy ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Italy ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

Rome, Italy, 5 February 2020 – Italy has become the second country to ratify the SKA Observatory Convention, the treaty which establishes the intergovernmental organisation that will build and operate the SKA telescopes. On Thursday 30th January, the Italian Senate … Read more

Astronomers detect distant space-time ‘dragging’ for the first time

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Astronomers detect distant space-time 'dragging' for the first time

An international team of astronomers including one of SKAO’s Project Scientists has for the first time detected the dragging of space-time in a distant binary star system, something previously only measured around Earth with satellite experiments.  Background Even before the … Read more

SKA signs cooperation agreement with Cherenkov Telescope Array

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA signs cooperation agreement with Cherenkov Telescope Array

SKA Global Headquarters, 29 January 2020 – The SKA Organisation (SKAO) will engage in closer collaboration with the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) under a new agreement signed by the two research infrastructures. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will facilitate … Read more

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