This symposium will discuss progress in SKA science, as well as its relationship to scientific results from other contemporary instruments. Meeting sessions will encompass all aspects of contemporary radio astronomy, including the early Universe, HI in galaxies, star formation, galaxy evolution, pulsars and transients.
The symposium will include student poster presentations, as well as interaction with public audiences and high school learners.
Date: 17 to 21 February, 2014
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa
- A clearer understanding of the SKA scientific goals and their role in contemporary astrophysics.
- A broadening of our understanding of current themes in radio astronomy and the experimental and theoretical methodology used to tackle them.
- A new experience in outreach, where our research students interact directly with high school learners.