29/07/2015: Paranal and La Palma sites chosen for the Cherenkov Telescope Array

On 15 and 16 July 2015, the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) Resource Board decided to enter into detailed contract negotiations for hosting CTA on the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Paranal grounds in Chile and at the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC), Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in La Palma, Spain.

This is a big step forward for the future of ground-based gamma-ray astronomy represented by the CTA observatory and several GRAPPA members are involved in this project.

The full CTA press release can be found here and downloaded here.