Largest radio telescope underway

Updated: Jun 04, 2012 16:06 IST

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project is seen in his artists impression image made available by the Manchester based SKA Organisation. The location of the huge radio telescope, strong enough to detect extraterrestrial life in the far reaches of the universe, could be settled on Friday when the group in charge of the project meets in the Netherlands. Reuters/Handout - SKA Organisation/Swinburne Astronomy
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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project is seen in his artists impression image made available by the Manchester based SKA Organisation. The location of the huge radio telescope, strong enough to detect extraterrestrial life in the far reaches of the universe, could be settled on Friday when the group in charge of the project meets in the Netherlands. Reuters/Handout - SKA Organisation/Swinburne Astronomy

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