By David R. DeBoer (auth.), Domingos Barbosa, Sonia Anton, Leonid Gurvits, Dalmiro Maia (eds.)
: The sq. Kilometre Array (SKA) will offer a couple of order of importance development in sensitivity in comparison with any current radio telescope over a wavelength diversity of a number of hundred to at least one, from decametric to microwave wavelengths. it's going to revolutionize the learn of the main ample aspect within the Universe, hydrogen, from the epoch of reionisation to the present-day, probing the onset formation interval of the first actual stars, will heavily experiment proto-planets and, throughout the precision timing of pulsars, will become aware of the distortions of space-time as a result of gravitational radiation. The SKA is a sensing community spanning 3000 km from its centre and with a gathering sector of greater than 1 sq. kilometre, utilizing applied sciences of the twenty first century. The SKA will make the learn of a variety of phenomena at the start studied at different wavelengths attainable at radio wavelengths, in addition to starting a brand new discovery window on new phenomena at radio wavelengths.
Symposium 7 of the JENAM 2010 aimed toward bringing those various possibilities to the eye of either theoretical and observational astronomers operating in any respect wavelengths, together with the potential of synergies with different amenities. The assembly highlighted the medical strength of the SKA, mentioned clinical priorities and their influence at the layout of the SKA, explored the synergies among the SKA and different next-generation astronomical amenities in several wavelength domain names akin to the ALMA, ELTs, LSST, JWST, GRE, IXO, Gaia and Euclid, and high-energy amenities (Auger), explored the “cyber–infrastructure” which can turn into to be had for the distribution and allotted research of SKA data.