Press Releases

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...

CTA Prototype Telescope, the Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope, Inaugurated at Whipple Observatory in Arizona

Media: pSCT Photo 1 pSCT Photo 2 SCT Rendering CTA-South Rendering SCT Camera Video pSCT Live Webcam Credit: Amy Oliver, Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian AMADO, Ariz. — On 17 January 2019, a prototype telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), the prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT) is being ganzen Artikel lesen...

Final Agreements Signed for CTA’s Southern Hemisphere Site in Chile

Official Press Releases: CTAO-CONICYT: English, Spanish CTAO-ESO: English, Spanish MINREL: Spanish   Multimedia: Southern array rendering Southern array location CONICYT-CTAO Signing ESO-CTAO Signing ESO-Chile Signing More CTA site photos CTA Brochures and Materials YouTube Channel More photos   Contacts: CTAO: Megan Grunewald ESO: ESO Press Office CONICYT: Carolina Guerra Durán   Social Media: Facebook: @CTAobservatory ganzen Artikel lesen...

EU Particle Physics & Astronomy Commit to the Research Data Revolution Making the European Open Science Cloud a Reality

Release site: https://indico.in2p3.fr/event/18279/   ESCAPE Press Release: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish   ESCAPE Summary: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish First quarter 2019, sees the exciting launch of one out of the five successfully retained INFRA-EOSC-04-2018 Cluster projects, which the European Commission supports with €16 million to boost the implementation of the European Open Science ganzen Artikel lesen...

LST-1 Inauguration: 10 October 2018, La Palma

Quick Links:   >>LST-1 Construction Video >>LST-1 Construction Time Lapse >>LST-1 Photo Album >>LST-1 Q&A The First Telescope on a Cherenkov Telescope Array Site Makes its Debut   Completed LST-1 (credit: Daniel López / IAC) On Wednesday, 10 October 2018, more than 200 guests from around the world gathered on the northern array site of ganzen Artikel lesen...

Federico Ferrini Begins Tenure as CTA Managing Director

Download full release: PDF / 300 KB © Cyril Frésillon / CNRS Photothèque On 1 March 2018, Prof. Federico Ferrini became CTA’s new Managing Director, succeeding Prof. Ueli Straumann who has served since 2016.   Beyond his deep experience in the field of astrophysics, Ferrini brings extensive knowledge in the management of large international scientific ganzen Artikel lesen...

CTA Releases its Updated Science Case

Download full release: 3.3 MB / PDF En Español: 3.3 MB / PDF The latest iteration of the Cherenkov Telescope Array’s (CTA’s) science case, Science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array, was made available today via the CTA website library and arXiv and will be published as a book by World Scientific. The work includes more ganzen Artikel lesen...

CTA Prototype Telescope, ASTRI, Achieves First Light

Download full release: 2 MB / PDF During the nights of 25 and 26 May, the camera of the ASTRI telescope prototype (pictured to the left) recorded its first ever Cherenkov light while undergoing testing at the astronomical site of Serra La Nave (Mount Etna) in Sicily managed by INAF-Catania. This comes not long after ganzen Artikel lesen...