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Posts Tagged ‘SKA project’

  • 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...

  • SKA scientist receives National Order

    April 28, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SKA scientist receives National Order

    South Africa’s Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom congratulated three South African scientists upon receiving their National Orders from President Jacob Zuma on Freedom Day, 27 April 2013. Prof Glenda Grey, Prof Quaraisha Abdool Karim and Dr...

  • Africa will be ready for the SKA project – Dr Jasper Horrell

    August 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa will be ready for the SKA project – Dr Jasper Horrell

    The recent awarding of part of the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) Project to South Africa is a boon for Africa and while the project will take a couple of years before it actually comes into effect, it is expected to create a lot of exciting opportunities...