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UWC Featured in Recent SKA-Newsletter

9th Mar 2015

A map like nothing on earth Scientists from around the world have joined forces to lay the foundations for an experiment of truly astronomical proportions: putting together the biggest map of the universe ever made. Scientists from South Africa are …

SKA

The Universe’s Biggest 3D Map

13th Feb 2015

Press release from www.scidev.net  : South African astronomers are gearing up to join international experts to undertake a survey that will create the biggest map of the universe ever made. The survey, which will generate a three-dimensional (3D) map of the …

Sourav Mitra

Young Astronomer Award

28th Jul 2014

UWC postdoc Sourav Mitra has been named Young Astronomer of the Year 2013 by the Astronomical Society of India, for work he published on formation rates of dark matter haloes.  Details of the award can be found here: http://www.astron-soc.in/awards.php#young_astronomer  

SALT successfully starts its hunt for Dark Energy

8th Nov 2013

Figure 1: Zoomed in image of DESC1feu, highlighting the supernova position We are excited to announce that researchers from UWC, AIMS and SAAO have successfully confirmed the discovery of a supernova from the Dark Energy Survey (DES). DES is a …

SKA design phase – press announcement!

6th Nov 2013

Taken from the SKA website   Hundreds of world’s experts engaged in the final race for designing the largest radio telescope on earth 4 November 2013, SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project enters a …