SKA News & Press

Decision on the SKA Headquarters

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The Members of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project have today (29th April 2015) decided that negotiations should start with the UK government to locate the permanent Headquarters of the future SKA Observatory in the UK, at the University … Read more

Seeing stars through the Cloud

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SKA & Amazon Web Services team up to offer AstroCompute in the Cloud grant

Malta joins the ranks of SKA observer countries

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Exciting news coming from the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) as Malta joins the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project as an observer on the SKA Board. This status will allow Malta to learn more about the SKA project, … Read more

Information regarding the SKA Headquarters selection process

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“SKA Organisation (SKAO) is supported by public funding from 11 member countries – Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. As such, it is accountable to the taxpayers of these … Read more

High-level visit at the South African SKA site

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Over the weekend the Deputy President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa visited the South African Square Kilometre Array (SKA) site in Carnarvon in the Northern Cape. He was hosted by the South African Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor. The … Read more

The SKA's indigenous art/astronomy exhibition 'Shared Sky' opens in South Africa

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Cape Town, Friday 13 February – After its inauguration in Perth, Western Australia in September, the SKA’s indigenous art/astronomy exhibition Shared Sky was inaugurated in South Africa today at the prestigious Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town. The South African Minister of … Read more