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SKA featured in RCUK Big Data showcase in UK Parliament

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SKA featured in RCUK Big Data showcase in UK Parliament

On Tuesday 15 July, as part of the UK Research Council’s work in Big Data, STFC organised a major exhibit in the Members Dining Room at the House of Commons. The event provided a spotlight on the latest developments in … Read more

Understanding Galaxy Evolution With The SKA

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Understanding Galaxy Evolution With The SKA

At the Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array conference held in June 8-13 in Giardini Naxos, Italy, scientists discussed the promise of the SKA in the field of galaxy evolution and cosmology. The conference brought together more than 250 scientists from all … Read more

UK Minister visits Australia’s SKA site

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UK Minister visits Australia's SKA site

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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Significant announcement from the UK Science Minister

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 will … Read more

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

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

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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