SKA News & Press

Dr. Robert Braun appointed as the SKA Science Director

Written by William Garnier
Dr. Robert Braun appointed as the SKA Science Director

11 April 2013, SKA Headquarters, Manchester, UK – Message from Phil Diamond, Director General of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA): “I am pleased to announce that, after an exhaustive international search, Dr Robert Braun has been appointed as the SKA Science Director. … Read more

East Asian Science Workshop on SKA | 5-7 June 2013, Nagoya, Japan

Written by William Garnier
East Asian Science Workshop on SKA | 5-7 June 2013, Nagoya, Japan

8 April 2013, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan – Information on East Asian Science Workshop about the SKA to be held in Nagoya, Japan, on 5-7 June 2013.       Date: 5-7 June 2013 Place: Sakata-Hirata Hall (Science South Building), Nagoya University, … Read more

2013 SKA Engineering Meeting | 7-11 October 2013, Manchester, UK

Written by William Garnier
2013 SKA Engineering Meeting | 7-11 October 2013, Manchester, UK

1 April 2013, SKA Headquarters, Manchester, UK – The SKA Organisation is pleased to announce the 2013 SKA Engineering meeting to be held 7-11 October 2013 in Manchester, UK. The SKA has recently released the Request for Proposals inviting organisations … Read more

New giant galaxy discovered by SKA pathfinder LOFAR telescope

Written by William Garnier
New giant galaxy discovered by SKA pathfinder LOFAR telescope

19 March 2013, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands – A team of astronomers led by ASTRON astronomer Dr. George Heald has discovered a previously unknown gigantic radio galaxy, using initial images from a new, ongoing all-sky radio survey. The galaxy was found using … Read more

SKA pathfinder LOFAR telescope open for business

Written by William Garnier
SKA pathfinder LOFAR telescope open for business

13 March 2013, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands – On Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 March, one hundred astronomers from all over the world will travel to the town of Dalfsen in the Netherlands for a 2-day workshop about the International LOFAR Telescope … Read more

SKA Director General on visit to French astronomy facilities

Written by William Garnier
SKA Director General on visit to French astronomy facilities

Some days ago, Phil Diamond, Director General of the SKA Organisation, visited the Nançay Observatory, a laboratory of both the Observatoire de Paris and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Claude Catala, President of the Observatoire de Paris, … Read more

First Call for Proposals for the MWA

Written by William Garnier
First Call for Proposals for the MWA

4 March 2013, Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory, Western Australia – The first Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) Call for Proposals is now open, from March 1 to May 1, 2013. The proposal template is available from http://mwatelescope.org and should be read in conjunction with the MWA Announcement of Opportunity … Read more

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