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Posts Tagged ‘Karoo’

  • A widefield image showing the SKA Australia Survey Telescopes (image: SKA)

    SA’s Square Kilometre Array taking shape

    February 12, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Square Kilometre Array taking shape

    The 64th and final foundation for the MeerKAT telescope antenna was poured yesterday (Tuesday) at South Africa’s SKA site in the Karoo. Close to 5 000 m3 of concrete and more than 570 tons of steel were used to construct the foundations over the last...

  • Intel is once again hosting their Intel Capital CEO Summit (image: file)

    Intel propels rural areas into Information Age

    November 19, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel propels rural areas into Information Age

    As part of its collaboration with South Africa’s Square Kilometer Array (SKA), Intel South Africa has launched several community projects in the tiny Karoo town of Carnarvon to propel the surrounding communities into the Information Age. Intel is working...

  • Will Africa clinch SKA telescope deal?

    September 15, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    South Africa, in partnership with eight other African countries, will compete with Australia and New Zealand in a race to win the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), set to be one of the most powerful telescopes in the world. According to the...