Announcements

Sally Ride: The Sky is No Longer the Limit

This article is part of the “Building from Diversity” project. Written by Viviana Gammaldi, Researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)   When I was a child, I wanted [...]

Q&A with ACADA Deputy Coordinator & Quality Manager, Bernhard López

Originally published in the July 2022 issue of the CTAO Newsletter. Lee este artículo en español en nuestra CTAO Newsletter. Anyone who has ever worked with Bernhard knows that he [...]

Frank Kameny: From Astronomer to Activist for LGBTQIA+ Rights

This article is part of the “Building from Diversity” project. Written by Eugenia Gatti (CTAO HR Specialist and member of the CTAO Gender Equity Plan Group)   It is likely [...]

CTAO Releases the Layout of its Arrays for the Alpha Configuration

The CTAO recently released the layouts that define the geographical position of the elements (telescopes, calibration systems and atmospheric characterization devices) that will compose the two CTAO arrays according to [...]

Margherita Hack: Astronomer and Changemaker, now has her own Statue

This article is part of the “Building from Diversity” project. Written by Anna Wolter with the collaboration of Claudia Mignone (INAF)   Margherita Hack. Credit: Armando Rotoletti Smiling, attentive, inclusive, [...]

The CTAO Publishes its Gender Equality Plan

Download the CTAO GEP in this link. On 17 June, the CTAO gGmbH published its Gender Equality Plan (GEP), which implements actions within the CTAO to reduce gender inequalities and [...]

The Board of Governmental Representatives Submits the Formal Request to Establish the CTAO ERIC

On 31 May 2022, the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory’s (CTAO’s) Board of Governmental Representatives (BGR) submitted the formal request to the European Commission to establish the CTAO ERIC or European [...]

Vera Cooper Rubin: Uncovering Dark Matter, a Missing Chunk of the Universe

This article is part of the "Building from Diversity" project. Written by Anjana Kaushik Talluri, PhD student at the University of Minnesota   A whopping 95% of the Universe is hidden! [...]

Henrietta Swan Leavitt: Shortening Astronomical and Societal Distances

This article is part of the "Building from Diversity" project. Written by Simone Iovenitti, Post-doc Researcher (INAF-OAB; Italy)   Nowadays, the strategy for measuring the distance of remote astronomical objects [...]

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: The Woman Who Discovered What Stars Are Made Of

This article is part of the "Building from Diversity" project. Written by Dominik Elsässer, Researcher at the Technical University Dortmund (TU Dortmund; Germany)   Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin. Photo Credit: Acc. 90-105 [...]