Announcements

In Memory of Prof. Ronald Cintra Shellard (1948 – 2021)

Photo Credit: Instituto de Estudos Avançados da Unicamp; IdEA. It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our dear colleague Prof. Ronald Cintra Shellard on 7 Dec [...]

“CTA Observatory: Connecting Minds Worldwide to Unravel the Mysteries of the Extreme Universe” at the Expo 2020 Dubai

> Multimedia: Renderings and Images CTAO Science Animation More CTAO films More Photos    > Press Releases: CTAO-INAF (in Italian) Rendering of the Italian Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai. [...]

The CTAO Barcelona Raman Lidar Pathfinder detects the volcano dust plume at La Palma

Barcelona Raman Lidar operating inside the LST-1 construction area at the CTAO-North site. Credit: Paolo Calisse (CTAO). On September 22, the Barcelona Raman LIDAR (BRL) Pathfinder installed on the CTAO-North site [...]

Status of the CTAO-North site and LST-1 after Volcanic Eruption at La Palma (Spain)

(English version below)   El Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) y el equipo del prototipo del Large-Sized Telescope (LST-1), en nombre de todos sus miembros, expresan su más sincera solidaridad [...]

The Board of Governmental Representatives Approves the CTAO’s Cost Book and Scientific & Technical Description

On 24 June 2021, the Board of Governmental Representatives (BGR) approved the CTA Observatory’s (CTAO’s) Cost Book and Scientific & Technical Description, fundamental documents towards the establishment of the final [...]

CTAO Adopts the Gammapy Software Package for Science Analysis

On 1 June 2021, the CTA Observatory (CTAO) announced that it is adopting the Gammapy package as the Science Analysis Tools for the Observatory. The CTA Science Analysis Tools (hereafter Science [...]

Redshift: Why Does Distance Matter to CTA?

Lee este artículo en español en nuestra CTA Newsletter. Originally published in the May 2021 issue of the CTA Newsletter. Written by: Paolo Goldoni Only by knowing the distance of [...]

Jacco Vink awarded with a NWO Grant allocated for the production of SST cameras

NWO Grants Awarded 2021 CHEC prototype camera. Credit: Christian Foehr (MPIK) On 21 May 2021, CTA Consortium member Jacco Vink (University of Amsterdam) was awarded with a 1.5 million euro [...]

Q&A with Off-Site ICT Infrastructure Lead Nadine Neyroud

Lee este artículo en español en nuestra CTA Newsletter. Originally published in the December 2020 issue of the CTA Newsletter. In this issue, we asked the CTA Observatory (CTAO) Computing [...]

From Footrace to Convergence: A United Effort Brings Construction Within Reach

Lee este artículo en español en nuestra CTA Newsletter. Originally published in the December 2021 issue of the CTA Newsletter. By: Federico Ferrini, CTAO Managing Director I am happy to [...]