Latest ASKAP News
Selavy supports source finding for ASKAP SSTs, May 2013
The ASKAP Computing team has created a test source-finder to simulate and analyse expected data sets from ASKAP. Read more.
Remote access aids ASKAP commissioning, May 2013
The ASKAP hardware correlator will soon be on its way out to the MRO for remote development and testing, which will optimise remote accessibility of ASKAP during commissioning activities. Read more.
Multi-beam image offers sneak peek of ASKAP field-of-view, April 2013
The first multi-beam image ever made using phased array feeds (PAFs) on an interferometer has been produced by the ASKAP commissioning team at the MRO. Read more.
From an office space far, far away, March 2013
CSIRO's ASKAP team has successfully controlled its pathfinder telescope in Western Australia, from its Sydney based Science Operations Centre (SOC) – a distance in excess of 3,400km. Read more.
ASKAP science commissioning makes progress, February 2013
CSIRO's ASKAP science commissioning team has made important progress in testing the telescope's systems since phase closure with three ASKAP phased array feeds was achieved in August 2012. Read more.
New CASS Chief appointed, February 2013
CSIRO has announced that Dr Lewis Ball has been appointed as the incoming Chief for CSIRO's Astronomy and Space Science (CASS) division. Read more.
$18.8m for Australian science and industry in SKA,
CSIRO welcomes a recent announcement of a new research and development fund that will see Australian scientists work on the development of the international SKA project. Read more.
2012: a memorable year for ASKAP,
It's been an eventful year for CSIRO's Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) project, with the successful delivery of a number of major components highlighting key milestones achieved throughout the year. Read more.
ASKAP 'moves in' to MRO Control Building,
Construction activities for the MRO Control Building were completed in mid-2012, and the facility has since been officially handed over to the ASKAP team for occupation. Read more.
Brightest quasars quash star formation,
The brightest quasars can totally ionise the hydrogen gas in their host galaxies, rendering that gas undetectable by radio telescopes – and it has implications for surveys to be done with ASKAP and the SKA, a recent paper has found. Read more.
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