SKA South Africa

 
Outer space is the place for Africa's future
Outer space is the place for Africa's future
Anyone who challenges space science’s relevance to Africa need only look at the continent’s history, before dismissing the relevance of space...
Drive to decode array of big data
Drive to decode array of big data
"Data is the new oil,” says Sean McLean, IBM South Africa’s university relations manager. “Just like crude, it is very valuable, but if it...
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Although Germany has now withdrawn officially from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation, the international body tasked with the...
All systems go for SKA
All systems go for SKA
African ministers of science and technology will return home this week with a plan to ready their countries for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and...
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...
What price a peek at the galaxy?
What price a peek at the galaxy?
Square Kilometre Array (SKA) scientists and engineers are at this moment trying to predict what the world will look like in 2020. More than 350 of...
Initial estimate puts SKA giant telescope "three times over budget"
Initial estimate puts SKA giant telescope "three times over budget"
The initial costing for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope is three times the capped budget, coming in at €1.8-billion (R25.5-billion)....
Bernie Fanaroff searched the stars, but this reticent man remains unknown
Bernie Fanaroff searched the stars, but this reticent man remains unknown
Following the announcement that Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa director Dr Bernie Fanaroff will retire at the end of next year, the...
SKA South Africa director Bernie Fanaroff to retire
SKA South Africa director Bernie Fanaroff to retire
Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa director Bernie Fanaroff will retire at the end of next year.