SKA News & Press

The SKA link to the Event Horizon Telescope black hole image

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
The SKA link to the Event Horizon Telescope black hole image

SKA Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 15 April 2019 – The first ever image of a black hole released by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration was made possible thanks to VLBI, a technique the SKA will take full advantage of. … Read more

International SKA science conference kicks off

Written by Mathieu Isidro
International SKA science conference kicks off

Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK, Monday 8th of April 2019 – Close to 300 astronomers from 20 countries have come together in Cheshire, UK for the international SKA science conference New Science enabled by New Techniques in the SKA era, looking at … Read more

SKA Project Scientist Dr. Evan Keane awarded MERAC Prize

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA Project Scientist Dr. Evan Keane awarded MERAC Prize

SKA Organisation Headquarters, 18 March 2019 – SKA Organisation Project Scientist Dr. Evan Keane has been awarded the European Astronomical Society’s (EAS) 2019 MERAC Prize for Observational Astrophysics, in recognition of his work on radio transients. The prize, which is … Read more

Founding Members sign SKA Observatory treaty

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Founding Members sign SKA Observatory treaty

Rome, Italy, Tuesday 12th of March 2019 – Countries involved in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project have come together in Rome for the signature of the international treaty establishing the intergovernmental organisation that will oversee the delivery of the … Read more

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Celebrating International Women's Day

SKA Global Headquarters, 11 March 2019: The SKA has many talented women working across the project, in science, engineering, computing, project management and many other roles, based at SKA Global Headquarters in the UK and in our partner organisations around … Read more

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

SKA Organisation Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, 11 February 2019 – Designing and building the mega-project that is the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) would not be possible without the input of hundreds of talented scientists based all over the globe, who are … Read more

The Netherlands makes €30m commitment to future SKA Observatory

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
The Netherlands makes €30m commitment to future SKA Observatory

SKA Organisation Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 28 January 2019 – The Netherlands has announced it will sign the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Convention at a ceremony to be held in Rome, Italy on 12th March. The Netherlands also confirmed an … Read more

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