The SKA Outreach World

UK Outreach Report

Eloy de Lera Acedo Talk Visitors to a public open evening at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Astronomy were treated to a talk on ‘The first lights of the Universe and the world’s largest radio telescope’ by Dr Eloy…Read more

SARAO Outreach Department Report

SARAO launches MAPPP NINE SARAO has collaborated with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), USA to establish a pilot Multi-wavelength Public Participation Programme (MAPPP) for implementation in South Africa and across the other eight SKA Africa partner countries in 2018/2019.…Read more

ICRAR Report

Astrofest 2018 Two thousand people gathered in a stadium & spilled out onto an oval, united in their love of all things space & astronomy, to attend Astrofest 2018 on 24th March. Astrofest is an annual astronomy festival of epic…Read more

NCRA Outreach Report

Science Workshop at Osmania University, Hyderabad, India The SKA-related activities within India are coordinated by the SKA-India Consortium (SKAIC) which, at present, consists of about 20 organisations. The SKAIC organised a science workshop on February 5, 2018 in Osmania University,…Read more

CSIRO Outreach Report

Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO) News A signal detected from the first stars in the Universe was the subject of a paper published in Nature on 1 March 2018. The discovery was made by a team of US astronomers using a…Read more