Tagged: square kilometre array

Southern stars: the decade ahead for Australian astronomy - Guest Work

Peter Griffin Aug 25, 2015

Stuart Wyithe, University of Melbourne Astronomy is entering an exciting new era of exploration. Extremely large optical telescopes, including the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), which is due to be built in Chile in 2021, will allow studies of stars and galaxies at the dawn of the universe, and will peer at planets similar to ours around distant … Read More

Of course nobody notices – there’s no photo opportunity! - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 07, 2014

Naturally it has escaped the attention of mainstream media… But, the fact is that two Kiwi IT companies are still in, and contributing to, the world’s largest IT project – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope. (See a press … Continue reading → … Read More

Another blow to our SKA chances? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 17, 2012

A week after Australian newspapers ran reports based on leaked information that South Africa’s bid to host the Square Kilometre Array is favoured over a rival bid from Australia and New Zealand, comes ratification of an EU agreement to partner with African countries on radio astronomy. The adoption by the European Parliament yesterday of Science Capacity … Read More