square kilometre array
Welcome to Physics 6th July 2021
In a historic moment for radio astronomy, the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) was officially launched in February this year, marking an important milestone for staff at the University’s Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, and building on the University’s long heritage in radio astronomy. Designing the SKAO telescopes – a Big Data challenge With its […]
Meet the Department 4th May 2021
The DARA Big Data project was born in 2017 out of an identified need for high-level applied data science skills training across the African countries involved in building the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) Telescope. The SKA will be the world’s largest radio telescope when completed and will be hosted by South Africa, which leads a partnership of other African countries, including Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, who will also participate in this world leading scientific facility.