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SKA bids go in: decision to come next year

Australia and New Zealand have handed in their written proposal that lays out why the nations should be chosen to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the continent-sized radio telescope.
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By Suzanne Tindal, News Editor on
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The planned placement of aperture arrays and dishes.

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An artist's impression of the dishes.

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A broader view of the dishes.

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An artist's impression of the low-frequency aperture arrays.

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A broader view of the arrays.

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An artist's impression of the mid-frequency aperture arrays.

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A broader view of the arrays.

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