Then, on 22nd April, there was an M-class solar flare, which the Birr LOFAR test station picked up without any trouble at all.
|First result from the I-LOFAR test array. (Image: www.lofar.ie)|
As you might imagine, the scientists there are thrilled with the result, and the KAIRA team are also delighted to see our colleagues make such rapid progress. Well done I-LOFAR!
Let's hope now that, inspired by this result, Ireland can continue to invest in this productive and successful scientific endeavour.
Read the full-story on their website: http://www.lofar.ie/