n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Designing the largest radio telescope on Earth : the final race
SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK




The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project enters a new era and takes a major step towards the start of the construction of the world's largest radio telescope, after the announcement of the teams who will be responsible for its final design. In total, more than three hundred and fifty scientists and engineers, representing 18 nations and drawn from nearly one hundred institutions, universities and industry have the challenging task to work on the critical detailed design phase which will usher in the most sensitive and powerful telescope ever devised.


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