Announcements

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...

ESO Becomes Shareholder of Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory

On 7 March 2019, ESO officially became a shareholder of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH (CTAO). The necessary formal steps were concluded during the meeting of the CTA Council on 7–8 March at ESO’s headquarters in Garching bei München, Germany, after ESO had participated in the project for some time as an observer.   ganzen Artikel lesen...

Stefan Schlenstedt Joins CTAO as Computing Coordinator

Effective 1 March 2019, Stefan Schlenstedt will join the CTA Observatory (CTAO) as its Computing Coordinator.   Stefan has been with CTA since its inception. While at DESY Zeuthen, he has helped drive the development of the Medium-Sized Telescope, which he led for many years, and was a member of the CTA site search committee. Until ganzen Artikel lesen...

CTA Prototype Telescope, the Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope, Achieves First Light

Credit: Amy Oliver, Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian   Less than a week after its inauguration on 17 January 2019, the prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT), a prototype telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), successfully detected its first Cherenkov light on January 23 at the Fred Lawrence Whipple ganzen Artikel lesen...

The Cherenkov Telescope Array Hosts its First Science Symposium

Further Reading "Science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array" (October 2017) Download or order from World Scientific Download the Flyer The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will host its first CTA Science Symposium 6-9 May 2019 in Bologna, Italy. The symposium will focus on the novel investigations CTA will bring to the field and its synergies with ganzen Artikel lesen...