Press Releases

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 & [...]

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 [...]

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

Release site:   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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

CTA Prototype Telescope, ASTRI, Demonstrates Viability of Novel Schwarzschild-Couder Design

Download full release: 2 MB / PDF In October 2016, the ASTRI telescope prototype (pictured below), a novel dual-mirror Schwarzschild-Couder telescope design proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), passed [...]