CTA Prototype Telescope, the Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope, Detects Crab Nebula

On 1 June 2020, scientists from the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) Consortium announced at the 236th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) that they have detected gamma rays from the Crab Nebula using a prototype telescope proposed for CTA, the prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT), proving the viability of the novel telescope design for use in gamma-ray astrophysics.

Can You Hear Me? Un viaggio nel tempo con i messaggeri dell’Universo

On 6 May 2019, the Bologna community is invited to partake in an evening of cosmic and Earthly pleasures at the public event of the Cherenkov Telescope Array’s First Science Symposium, which is taking place the same week at Teatro Duse in Bologna. The public event, called ‘Can You Hear Me?’ will take the audience on a fantastic journey through space and time to discover and experience some of the Universe’s greatest mysteries.

LST-1 Inauguration: 10 October 2018, La Palma

On Wednesday, 10 October 2018, more than 200 guests from around the world will gather on the northern array site of the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) to celebrate the inauguration of the first prototype Large-Sized Telescope (LST). The telescope, named LST-1, is intended to become the first of four LSTs on the CTA-North site. This page will host all the materials and details from the event so please check back as we continue to build the page.