addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1linklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Reading Astronomy: The Square Kilometre Array

The Reading Astronomical Society invite Basingstoke Cafe Scientifique members to a talk by Dr Matt Jarvis (Department of Physics, Oxford) on the Square Kilometre Array. The talk will be held at the society's usual venue of St. Peter’s Church Hall, Church Road, Earley, READING RG6 1EY starting at 7.00pm.

With plans for 3,000 dishes, a collecting aperture of one square kilometre and a synthetic aperture of thousands of kilometres this project will give radio astronomers almost visual wavelength resolution. Such extreme sensitivity will provide insight into the most violent and distant events of the universe. In order to do this, computing power will increase by orders of magnitude of current data handling.

Further details of this event can be obtained from: info [at] readingastro [dot] org [dot] uk and at the web address

Join or login to comment.

  • Steven P.

    Sounds interesting but ill be at my daughter's wedding!

    October 7, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • Active Hampshire

    Science Section, Active Hampshire Social

  • British Science Association

    Funds the speakers travel expenses (

  • The Tea Bar

    Venue for Cafe Sci talks & social events. 9-13 London St, Basingstoke

  • ActivityForum Ltd

    Use of web site and community building tool Agoria (

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy