Contact: the SKAO's magazine
Contact covers the broad range of SKA-related activities taking place around the world, from science breakthroughs and technology innovations, to construction milestones, policy developments and outreach efforts.
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This special issue of the SKAO's magazine celebrates a historic moment: the start of construction at the SKA telescope sites in Australia and South Africa in December 2022. Read about the intense logistical planning behind the ceremonies, the pivotal role of local communities, and much more, including news from the SKA pathfinder telescopes, events, and more...
Contact is published via the electronic publishing platform Issuu (for the best viewing experience, the Issuu app is available via the Apple and Google app stores). You'll find this Alternatively, scroll down to view PDF versions of each edition.
Contact is produced by SKAO’s Communications team.
Editor: William Garnier
Managing Editor: Cassandra Cavallaro
Editorial team: Mathieu Isidro, Matthew Taylor, Anim van Wyk
Staff writers: Liz Williams, Letebele Jones
Design: Joe Diamond, based on an original design by Carbon Creative.
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Submitting an article to Contact
We are eager to showcase the breadth of activities taking place across the SKAO world, and as such welcome contributions to Contact! If you would like to contribute, please first submit your idea to the editorial team for discussion at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once your idea has been accepted, you will be provided with submission instructions. The editorial team reserves the right to edit submissions, in consultation with the authors.
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