Announcements

Meet the CTA-South Site Manager, Volker Heinz

Artículo en español más abajo.   On 1 July 2019, Volker Heinz joined the CTAO as the CTA-South Site Manager. As a member of the CTA construction project, and later CTA operations, based in Chile, Volker has a key role in building up the CTA-South site team and leading and coordinating the on-site construction and ganzen Artikel lesen...

AMANAR: Under the Same Sky

>> AMANAR website >> IAC press release (en español) On 8 July 2019, “AMANAR: Under the same sky”, an initiative to promote and support the scientific education of children living in the Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf (Algeria), was launched in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain). The project, conceived by the international organization GalileoMobile and ganzen Artikel lesen...

CTA Consortium Holds its Biannual Meeting in Lugano, Switzerland

Written by: Jürgen Knödlseder, Chair, CTA Consortium   The CTA Consortium gathered on 3-7 June for its biannual meeting in Lugano, Switzerland, in a breath-taking location next to Lake Lugano (see image). About 200 scientists and engineers from 21 countries met during one week to share the results of their work, to make progress on ganzen Artikel lesen...

Dr. Roberta Zanin Joins the CTAO as its New Project Scientist

On 1 June 2019, Dr. Roberta Zanin joined the CTAO as the new CTA Project Scientist. She follows Prof. Jim Hinton, who, as CTA’s first Project Scientist, filled this position since 2012. It is because of his leadership that CTA has come so far in creating the requirements and systems definition of what CTA will ganzen Artikel lesen...

CHEC-S Camera Achieves First Light on the ASTRI-Horn Telescope

The ASTRI-Horn prototype telescope is located at the observing station of the INAF Astrophysical Observatory of Catania, in Serra La Nave, on Etna, where it was installed in 2014. On Monday 29 April, the Compact High Energy Camera (CHEC) prototype camera, CHEC-S, was installed on the ASTRI-Horn telescope (left), a prototype Small-Sized Telescope (SST) for ganzen Artikel lesen...

High-Energy Neutrino Transients with CTA

Lee este artículo en español en nuestra CTA Newsletter. Originally published in the May 2019 issue of the CTA Newsletter. Written by: Elisa Bernardini Recent discoveries of high-energy cosmic neutrinos and gravitational waves have put multi-messenger astronomy in the spotlight. Now, the world-wide science community is looking forward to seeing results from CTA, the next ganzen Artikel lesen...

June 4 Press Event to be Held in Lugano, Switzerland in Conjunction with CTA Consortium Meeting

Download the Press Kit: (34 MB) Images for download: Flickr Video: YouTube Please RSVP and direct all questions to:   Roland Walter +41223792128 lugano2019@unige.ch The Swiss press is invited to attend an event on 4 June 2019 at 18:00 at the Palazzo Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland highlighting the Swiss contribution to the exploration of the ganzen Artikel lesen...

ASTRI-Horn is first Cherenkov telescope in dual-mirror configuration to detect the Crab Nebula at TeV energies

Download the Italian Press Release: 7.5 MB / PDF The ASTRI-Horn prototype telescope is located at the observing station of the INAF Astrophysical Observatory of Catania, in Serra La Nave, on Etna, where it was installed in 2014. The primary tassellated mirror has a diameter of 4 meters and the secondary monolithic mirror is 1.8 ganzen Artikel lesen...

Can You Hear Me? Un viaggio nel tempo con i messaggeri dell’Universo

Download the Poster Bologna, Italy – On 6 May 2019, the Bologna community is invited to partake in an evening of cosmic and Earthly pleasures at the public event of the Cherenkov Telescope Array’s First Science Symposium, which is taking place the same week at Teatro Duse in Bologna. The public event, called ‘Can You ganzen Artikel lesen...

DESY Announces Science Data Management Centre Building Architectural Competition Winner

Credit: Heinle Wischer und Partner Freie Architekten GbR, Berlin, with Ulrich Krüger Landschaftsarchitekten, Dresden CTA’s Science Data Management Centre (SDMC), which will be in charge of science operations and make CTA’s science products available to the worldwide community, will be located in a new building complex on the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) campus in Zeuthen, just ganzen Artikel lesen...