The First CTAO School is a Wrap

The first CTAO School came to a close last week, and the organisers, instructors and students agree that it was a resounding success! The 27 PhD students travelled from 12 different countries for the two-week workshop that took them to Italy and Spain for a deep dive into CTAO science, technology and data analysis. The … Continued

Northern Hemisphere Array Begins to Take Shape with Installation of LST-4 Dish Structure

Until recently, the prototype of the Large-Sized Telescope (LST), the LST-1, has stood alone on the CTAO’s northern hemisphere array site at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias’ (IAC’s) Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in Villa de Garafía on La Palma, Spain. But, in 2023, the CTAO LST Collaboration began laying the foundations and constructing … Continued

The CTAO Enters a New Phase of Growth

Bologna, Italy – On Thursday, 18 April, during the closing session of the CTAO Science Symposium at Teatro Duse in Bologna, the Managing Director of the CTAO, Dr. Stuart McMuldroch, officially announced the Observatory’s new phase of growth. Supported by the 30M Euro endorsement by the CTAO’s governing bodies in September 2023, this new period … Continued