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Dutch SKA Pathfinder technology produces promising first result

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Dutch SKA Pathfinder technology produces promising first result

Westerbork, the Netherlands, Friday 3 January 2017 – The APERTIF (APERture Tile In Focus) receiver, one of the Dutch SKA Pathfinder technologies being developed at ASTRON, has successfully been used for the first time to produce an image using the Westerbork Radio Telescope (WSRT) … Read more

Season’s Greetings from SKA

Written by William Garnier
Season's Greetings from SKA

Dear all, What a year it’s been for the SKA Project. As we reach the end of the year and start looking ahead to the next, it is a good time to stop and look back at the main achievements … Read more

SKA achieves key engineering milestone towards final design

Written by Mathieu Isidro
SKA achieves key engineering milestone towards final design

Wednesday 14 December 2016, SKA global Headquarters, UK – The SKA has achieved* a key milestone in its engineering process with the positive conclusion of the System Preliminary Design Review (PDR). This review paves the way for the continuation of the … Read more

Eyes on the future during Dutch State visit to Australia

Written by Joe Diamond
Eyes on the future during Dutch State visit to Australia

Perth, Australia, Wednesday 11 November – His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima were on a State visit to Australia, between the 31st of October to the 4th of November. The State visit to Australia was devoted to … Read more

Highlights from the SKA science conference in Goa

Written by Joe Diamond
Highlights from the SKA science conference in Goa

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project’s 2016 science conference, “Science for the SKA Generation”, is currently taking place in Goa, India. Some 200 astronomers from around the globe have travelled to attend the week-long conference, which this year is focusing on … Read more

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