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Offline Bloch

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South Africa and Australia share SKA
« on: May 29, 2012, 03:13:45 pm »
Greate news for Dave. In one of theamphour podcast you was mad/disappointed that Australia did miss out on the SKA.


http://www.astronomynow.com/news/n1205/27ska/

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The location of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - a giant collection of radio dishes, arrays and antennae that will combine to form the largest telescope ever built - has surprisingly been awarded to both countries competing to host it, splitting the SKA not only over two countries but two continents.
 

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Re: South Africa and Australia share SKA
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2012, 04:04:19 pm »
Actually it is spread over 4 countries and 2 continents...........
 

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Re: South Africa and Australia share SKA
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2012, 04:17:11 pm »
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The SKA will probe the Dark Ages, the mysterious era between the epoch of recombination that emitted the cosmic microwave background and the rise of galaxies
Sounds exciting! Will be very interesting what info the scientific community will get out of that.  8)
 

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Re: South Africa and Australia share SKA
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2012, 05:05:51 pm »
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The SKA will probe the Dark Ages, the mysterious era between the epoch of recombination that emitted the cosmic microwave background and the rise of galaxies
Sounds exciting! Will be very interesting what info the scientific community will get out of that.  8)
not god. opps! did i mention g.o.d? wrong thread! :P
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