Shadow Minister of Science and CSIRO CEO visited the MWA

CSIRO’s incoming CEO, Prof. Doug Hilton, together with the Shadow Minister for Science, Hon. Paul Fletcher, embarked on a notable tour of the MWA as an integral part of their visit to the  Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara Murchison Radio Astronomy Observatory. The said visit not only marked a collaborative effort to foster a deeper appreciation for […]

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MWA 10 Year Anniversary

The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) project is celebrating a decade of operations this week. To mark the significant occasion, the global astronomy community has gathered in Perth for the milestone. 2023 July 26, Curtin University

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2023B Call for Proposals

Overview The Call for Proposals for MWA observing semester 2023B is now open. This is for the allocation of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, nominally during the period September 29, 2023 to February 29, 2024 (subject to availability of the array). The telescope will be in the compact configuration for the duration […]

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A Very ‘SMART’ New Survey

Finding the astronomical equivalent of a needle in a haystack, the ‘SMART’ way! A team led by ICRAR-Curtin researchers have published details in PASA of how they are using the MWA telescope to find new pulsars in our galaxy. 2023 April 27, Space Australia

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2023A Call for Proposals

Overview The MWA Semester 2023A Call for Proposals (CFP-2023-A) is now open, for observations during the period April 1, 2023 to August 15, 2023 (subject to availability of the array). 2023A Details This Call is for the allocation of telescope observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories. The array will be in […]

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SKA Construction Commencement Ceremony

Thirty years after the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope was proposed and a decade after WA was chosen to host the project, work is starting on the final stage of one of humanity’s greatest ever scientific endeavours. 2022 December 5, The West Australian

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