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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

European Commission-backed SKA-VLBI project kicks off

Written by Mathieu Isidro
European Commission-backed SKA-VLBI project kicks off

Leiden, The Netherlands, Tuesday 21 February 2017 – Twelve institutes from 8 different countries including the SKA Organisation have teamed up in the JUMPING JIVE project, which was awarded nearly 3 million euro by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the … Read more

UK Minister of State Jo Johnson visits the SKA Headquarters

Written by Mathieu Isidro
UK Minister of State Jo Johnson visits the SKA Headquarters

SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, Thursday 9 February 2017 – The UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson MP visited the SKA Headquarters at Jodrell Bank yesterday to be briefed on the international Square Kilometre Array project. The Minister … Read more

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