Date archive: September 2014

The Shared Sky art/astronomy exhibition gets launched in Perth

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A collaborative painting from Aboriginal Yamaji Artists from Western Australia and a collaborative quilt from South African indigenous artists exposed at the Shared Sky exhibition Today, the international SKA project is launching Shared Sky – its international art/astronomy exhibition – at … Read more

China completes its prototype dish for the SKA

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On 18 August 2014, Professor Philip Diamond, Director General of the SKA Organisation, accompanied by Mrs. Zhao Jing from the SKA China Office of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology visited the 54th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology … Read more

Upgrade for SKA precursor telescope in Australia

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On September 4, the first full-size second generation (Mk II) phased array feed (PAF) receiver was installed on an antenna at the Australian SKA site – the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory in Western Australia. This marked a new milestone in the development … Read more

French NenuFAR telescope granted SKA Pathfinder status

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The SKA Organisation has officially recognised NenuFAR, a French radio telescope, as a Pathfinder Project of the SKA telescope.  NenuFAR, which stands for New Extension in Nançay Upgrading LOFAR, is a new low-frequency radio telescope under construction at the Nançay Observatory … Read more