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- Indian Government joins SKA Organisation
- 05 Oct 2015
- Monday 5 October 2015, Mumbai, India – The Indian Government has now signed the membership of SKA Organisation, bringing India formally into the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project after years of involvement in its design, and ahead of negotiations to create the inter-governmental organisation that will construct and run the telescope.
- Premier visits WA SKA site
- 02 Oct 2015
- Earlier this week Premier Colin Barnett joined ICRAR directors Carole Jackson and Lister Staveley-Smith on a visit to the future home of the SKA in WA’s Mid West.
- Perth welcomes Dr George Heald
- 25 Sep 2015
- Dr George Heald, formerly of ASTRON in the Netherlands, is set to come to Perth a CSIRO Science Leader, specialising in Low Frequency Radio Astronomy.
- Eleven year cosmic search leads to black hole rethink
- 25 Sep 2015
- One hundred years since Einstein proposed gravitational waves as part of his general theory of relativity, an 11-year search performed with CSIRO’s Parkes telescope has shown that an expected background of waves is missing, casting doubt on our understanding of galaxies and black holes.
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