Date archive: 2014

CSIRO, NRC & ASTRON team up for SKA pre-construction work

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CSIRO, NRC & ASTRON team up for SKA pre-construction work

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation of Australia, has been working with representatives of the NRC (National Research Council, Canada) and ASTRON (Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy) to undertake a collaborative measurement programme using three different receiver element … Read more

LOFAR telescope to extend into Poland

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LOFAR telescope to extend into Poland

Today, ASTRON and the Polish LOFAR consortium POLFAR signed a contract for the construction of three new antenna stations for the International LOFAR Telescope (ILT) in the north, west and south of Poland. Signing of the contract took place at … Read more

Willetts-Bishop-SKAAU

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1 March 2014, Murchison Radio Observatory (MRO), Western Australia, Australia – UK Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop today visited Australia’s site for the planned Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope. The SKA is a … Read more

Significant announcement from the UK Science Minister

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<p dir=”ltr”>Today, the UK Science Minister, the Rt Hon David Willetts, is announcing a significant investment in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, and will be present at Jodrell Bank Observatory in the afternoon with major stakeholders. The SKA Office … Read more

The SKA takes off with £119M contribution from the UK

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11 March 2014, SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK – The UK Science Minister, the Rt Hon David Willetts announced funding of £100M (€120M) for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, speaking ahead of an event at Jodrell Bank Observatory today. … Read more

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