Square Kilometre Array

 
MeerKAT's astounding hearing is already eavesdropping on the universe
MeerKAT's astounding hearing is already eavesdropping on the universe
A focal point of South Africa’s scientific ambition, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA),...
New telescope MeerLicht to observe transients
New telescope MeerLicht to observe transients
It can happen in the blink of an eye: millions of light years away a star collapses in on itself. From Earth, that cataclysmic event is only a...
What to expect from the world of science in 2016
What to expect from the world of science in 2016
This year, white dishes will mushroom on the Northern Cape’s dusty plains as South Africa’s 64-dish MeerKAT starts to take shape. The MeerKAT is...
SKA gives high-tech firms a boost
SKA gives high-tech firms a boost
Rows of racks hum in an underground bunker, hidden from the sun and the sensitive radio antennae that dot the desert landscape in the Northern...
How to calculate returns on stargazing
How to calculate returns on stargazing
ANALYSIS
SKA confident of attracting new members
SKA confident of attracting new members
Although Germany has now withdrawn officially from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation, the international body tasked with the...
[Video]Square Kilometer Array: The art of science
[Video]Square Kilometer Array: The art of science
The SKA project will allow astronomers to monitor the sky in more detail, and survey the sky thousands of times faster than any system in existence.
Eskom's woes will not affect SA's SKA efforts - Pandor
Eskom's woes will not affect SA's SKA efforts - Pandor
South Africa's electricity woes would not affect its contribution to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, Science and Technology Minister...
Eye on the SKA will enable us to map the entire universe
Eye on the SKA will enable us to map the entire universe
In the coming decades, humans will, for the first time, have comprehensive maps of the universe, says Roy Maartens, professor and research chair in...
World reaches for the stars in SA
World reaches for the stars in SA
Dust rises from the tyres of a brimming trailer as a bakkie trundles slowly over dry farm roads in the Northern Cape. Antennae and receivers are...
The life (on other worlds) of Brian
The life (on other worlds) of Brian
In an infinite universe, it is "absolutely clear" that there are other civilisations out there, Professor Brian Cox told the Mail & Guardian....

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