SKA Observatory (@SKA_telescope )

SKA Observatory

Bio The SKA will be the worlds largest radio telescope, located in Africa & Australia. Tweets from the SKAOs Global Headquarters in the UK.
Location Australia and South Africa
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Account created 11-10-2010 08:58:22
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Loomly : This prize-winning research on fast radio bursts used CSIRO_ATNF's ASKAP telescope - one of the #SKAprecursor facilities in Australia - and SKAO Postdoctoral Research Fellow Harry Qiu is among the paper's authors! Our congrats to the whole team 👏.

Twitter Web App : Last year we signed an agreement with CERN GÉANT NEWS & PRACE to work together on high performance computing. The collaboration involves workshops & training aimed at realising the full potential of the new generation of #HPC technology! Read more in CERNCourier👇…

Loomly : Interested in #BigData? Meet #TeamSKAs Prof. Tao An 🇨🇳, a supercomputing expert & co-chair of the SKAs VLBI Science Working Group! He spoke to us about groundbreaking SKA data processing, international collaboration & what inspired his love of astronomy:

Twitter Web App : As an #astronomer the photo shoot for this poster was the closest I’d ever gotten to field work 😂
The dishes in the background are part of the #MeerKAT radio telescope in the Karoo area of the Northern Cape.

Twitter Web App : 📹 Paula Fusiara was part of the international team that designed the Gemini computer board, which will process vast amounts of data from the SKA’s low-frequency telescope in Australia! Hear Paula discuss her role ASTRON in the video below👇#TeamSKA #womeninscience…

Twitter Web App : IAU OAO and IAU National Outreach Coordinators will be hosting a slew of events from #IDWGS2021 to #IWD2020 to recognise women and girls in astronomy.

Join in here:

#WomenInAstronomy #WomenInSTEM #IAUoutreach #ChooseToChallenge

Twitter Web App : Want to learn more about some of the amazing work of #WomenInScience? Follow AstronomyInColourSA, an SAAO initiative working to make astronomy more inclusive. Their next Trailblazers talk on 23rd Feb is by award-winning astrophysicist & gravitational waves expert Samaya Nissanke 💙!…

Twitter Web App : As a global observatory diversity is our strength & #womeninSTEM are helping to make the SKA a reality! Check out more #teamSKA profiles of astronomers, data scientists, software specialists, engineers & infrastructure experts based all over the world:

Twitter Web App : We support #WomenInScience Day which promotes full & equal access to science & celebrates womens achievements! Dr Bonaldi is an accomplished scientist who worked with ESA Planck & now works on SKA science. Read our in-depth interview with Anna on her career:…

Twitter Web App : We’re celebrating the UN-declared International Day of Women & Girls in Science with #teamSKA Project Scientist Dr Anna Bonaldi, a cosmologist who researches how the Universe evolved while also working with the science community to prepare for the SKA! #WomenInScience UN Women

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Twitter Web App : Hot on the heels of #SKAOs launch last week, the UK government has signed a treaty-level agreement setting in stone its commitment to host the Observatory and its global HQ!

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Twitter Web App : The SKA Observatory is one of the most ambitious international scientific collaborations of our time. Yesterday’ s first meeting of the council is yet another pivotal milestone in furthering our knowledge of the universe🌌…

Twitter Web App : Vandaag is ‘n grote dag voor #astronomie wereldwijd; de nieuwe internationale organisatie Square Kilometer Array Observatory gaat van start om de grootste #radiotelescoop ter wereld te bouwen. Ik ben trots dat Nl hier deel van uitmaakt. Ik wens hen veel succes! #SKAO @astron…

Twitter Web App : Switzerland and its scientific community wish to congratulate #SKAO on achieving this crucial milestone for radio astronomy. Switzerland currently has an Observer status and looks forward to joining this global endeavour!…

Twitter Web App : La constitución del observatorio #SKAO es todo un hito para la comunidad científica internacional. España ha participado activamente en el proceso exhaustivo de estudio y diseño de los radiotelescopios más ambiciosos en la historia de la astronomía.…

Twitter Web App : 🔭 España ha participado hoy en la constitución del nuevo organismo internacional #SKAO, el mayor observatorio de radioastronomía en el mundo.

Estará dedicado a la construcción y operación de los dos radiotelescopios más grandes jamás concebidos.


Twitter Web App : 📌Observatório SKA Observatory lançado hoje e tem como missão a construção e operacionalização de uma rede de dois radiotelescópios do mundo, na 🇿🇦 e 🇦🇺.
#Portugal é um dos países-membros desta organização radioastronómica internacional, e é representado pela Portugal Space. 🔭🌌…

Twitter Web App : "We are excited by the fact that the SKA Observatory will be the first, and only, science inter-governmental organisation where Africa will play a strategic leading role," says Higher Education, Science & Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande.…

Twitter Web App : Congratulations SKA Observatory and well done everyone involved👏 Great future for radio astronomy lies ahead👍