SKA News & Press

The SKA’s Shared Sky exhibition opens in Manchester

Written by Mathieu Isidro
The SKA’s Shared Sky exhibition opens in Manchester

Tuesday 2 August, Manchester, UK – After Perth, Western Australia, and Cape Town, South Africa, the Shared Sky indigenous astronomy art exhibition has come to Manchester for the first time. Shared Sky, developed by the international SKA project in close collaboration with … Read more

South African SKA precursor telescope MeerKAT goes online

Written by Mathieu Isidro
South African SKA precursor telescope MeerKAT goes online

Monday 18 July 2016, Cape Town – The MeerKAT First Light image of the sky, released on Saturday by South African Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, reveals previously unseen galaxies, showing the potential of MeerKAT and SKA. On Saturday, MeerKAT … Read more

HERA joins family of SKA precursors

Written by Mathieu Isidro
HERA joins family of SKA precursors

SKA Global Headquarters, UK, Monday 4 July 2016 – Today the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) was granted the status of SKA precursor telescope by SKA Organisation, joining the three other SKA precursor telescopes located on the SKA sites in … Read more

SKA selects the final design of the SKA dish

Written by Joe Diamond
SKA selects the final design of the SKA dish

Friday 13 May 2016, SKA Global Headquarters, UK – The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project has selected the design for its dish, opening up the way for the eventual production of hundreds of dishes that will make up the world’s … Read more

3rd round of SKA IGO negotiations successfully concludes in Rome

Written by Joe Diamond
3rd round of SKA IGO negotiations successfully concludes in Rome

Tuesday 26 April, Rome, Italy – Last week the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome were host to the 3rd round of preparatory negotiations for the transition of the SKA Organisation into an Intergovernmental Organisation (IGO) as part of an ongoing process with the first round … Read more

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