The SKA is a global big-science project to build the world’s largest and most capable radio telescopes.
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19 October 2021
Do you want to learn more about SKA, the world’s largest and most capable radio telescopes? Join the online presentation at the World Expo in Dubai on Thursday 21 October.
17 August 2021
Scientists and engineers from over 20 countries have been designing the world’s largest and most capable radio telescope. Take a tour!
16 July 2021
One of the many compelling things about the SKA project is that it will create new opportunities for a broad range of Australian businesses, each with something unique to contribute.
15 April 2021
Australian SKA Executive Manager Ben Scandrett shares the latest developments on the SKA, including a $387 million investment from the Australian Government.
18 December 2020
Australian SKA Project Director David Luchetti gives a rundown on developments in building the next generation of radio astronomy capability.
30 September 2020
29 September 2020
Australia has ratified the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) Convention, the final step in becoming a founding member of the SKA Observatory
31 March 2020
David Luchetti shares the latest updates from the Australian Square Kilometre Array Office and international teams.
7 January 2020
24 October 2019
Preparations for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope gained momentum this week.
6 September 2019
Our Astronomy in Australia newsletter shares news, commentary and events from the world of astronomy, including updates from the Australian Square Kilometre Array and optical astronomy teams.
16 August 2019
David Luchetti, the Australian SKA Project Director, shares the latest updates from the Australian and international teams.
30 June 2019
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the most ambitious radio astronomy project in history.
7 June 2019
The SKA is closer to becoming a reality as Australia and 6 other countries sign the SKA Observatory Convention. Read more about the treaty, design developments and research breakthroughs.
14 December 2018
Another busy few months for the Australian SKA Office. Read what’s been happening with the project in Canberra, Western Australia and internationally.
24 August 2018
The Square Kilometre Array has been making headlines in the last couple of months as the project reached a number of major milestones.
7 August 2018
The Australian SKA Fellows travelled to Manchester for 7 weeks to work closely with colleagues at the Square Kilometre Array Organisation (SKAO) Headquarters.
Last updated: 20 July 2021
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