Stratodynamics looks to help calibrate the Square Kilometre Array

Hundreds of thousands and eventually up to a million low-frequency antennas will be located in Western Australia. Credit: SKA.

Stratodynamics is trying to expand its customer base with the announcement last week it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Square Kilometre Array organization.

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the largest radio telescope when it's completed. The SKA is imagined of having "thousands of dishes and up to a million low-frequency antennas that will enable astronomers to monitor the sky in unprecedented detail and survey the entire sky much faster than any system currently in existence." The telescope is being built in Western Australia and South Africa.

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