Webpages tagged with «AtLAST»

Group photo of three persons standing next to solar panels in the Atacama desert
Published Sep. 16, 2022 12:15 PM

In June our energy team went for their first field trip to Atacama del Chile, 5000 m above sea level, a notorious paradise for astronomers. The team ran workshops and discussed with engineers on site about renewable energy solutions.

self photo of a group of people
Published Aug. 31, 2022 1:50 PM

July 5th was a crucial day for the AtLAST project: several months of planning and organization culminated in a workshop on sustainable energy communities in San Pedro de Atacama.

New AtLAST logo showing an antenna, mountains with snow and desert
Published Aug. 15, 2022 11:22 AM

Designed and implemented by Luca Di Mascolo, the new logo shows more realistic features of the antenna’s structural design as well as hints at the ideal location for the world's largest sub-millimetre astronomical telescope.

group of 4 persons sat at a dining table with a view towards Oslo
Published June 30, 2022 12:35 PM

In June 2022, the University of Oslo, on behalf of the AtLAST consortium, and the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR), signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate and promote the scientific and technical collaboration between the AtLAST design study and the APEX telescope projects.

panoramic picture of a chilean desert with orange soil, blue sky with white clouds and some snow
Published Jan. 31, 2022 9:53 AM

In December 2021, two of our Europe-based AtLAST team members traveled to Chile and started the local activities for the site selection and sustainable energy work. Where should we place the new 50-meter dish?

group photo of 8 people smiling
Published Oct. 20, 2021 1:20 PM

Early in October, AtLAST project coordinator Claudia Cicone (UiO) and Work Package 2 (Telescope Design) leader Tony Mroczkowski (ESO) met in Mainz with the professional team from OHB Digital Connect (ex MT Mechatronics) working on the design of AtLAST.

group photo taken in the evening
Published Sep. 30, 2021 5:54 PM

Last week the Department of Technology Systems and the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics had the pleasure of hosting a two days visit from Carlos De Breuck, a collaborator from the EU project AtLAST.

photo mosaic of screenshots of people at Zoom meeting
Published Mar. 30, 2021 11:01 AM

March 2021 marks the start of the study design for a new, revolutionary, low carbon footprint sub-millimetre telescope.