France will soon join the SKA Observatory (SKAO) as a full member. This is after the French government signed an accession agreement with the Observatory on Monday, 11 April 2022.
From 18th to 20th July 2022, the global Headquarters of SKAO, in the United Kingdom, will host the fourth edition of the ‘Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures’ (PARI) conference.
Switzerland recently became the first country to join SKA Observatory founding members by acceding to the inter-governmental body’s Convention.
The ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ provides an opportunity to improve the links between basic sciences and the 17 SDGs, according to SKA Observatory.
The ‘Second Data Challenge’ (SDC2) organized by Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) ended recently after 6 months, with 280 participants unveiling their innovative methods of data analysis.
The SKAO’s computing needs will be met by “green computers”.
SKAO will need a continuous energy supply, based on renewables sources, and without interferences.
Answering some of the biggest questions about our Universe has an impact on carbon emissions: the lowest as possible.
The SKA Observatory saw its Member States approve the start of construction of the SKA telescopes in Australia and South Africa.
SKAO Chairperson, Dr Catherine Cesarsky, and SKAO Director-General Prof. Philip Diamond tell about the new international observatory and its purpose.