The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA)

Call for nominations to the MWA Board

AAL, on behalf of the Australian Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) Partners, is inviting applications from suitably qualified Australian-based astronomers to represent Australia on the MWA Board. Australia currently has four positions on the MWA Board, with one position to be filled through this open call. Applications close at...
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Major upgrade to outback telescope a resounding success

A $1 million Federal Government grant has recently enabled the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) to undergo ‘brain surgery’ – its resulting processing capability is being hailed as a significant technological achievement and feat of software engineering.
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Construction approved to begin for SKA telescopes in Australia and South Africa

At a recent meeting of the SKA Observatory (SKAO) at its headquarters in the UK, the SKAO Member States formally approved the start of construction for the two SKA telescopes, to be located in Australia and South Africa. Australia's low-frequency telescope, to be known as SKA-Low, will consist...
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