Satellite internet comes to SKA telescope region

The solution is touted as ideal for the area, as it will not compromise the radio frequency sensitivity in the Square Kilometre Array environment.
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Feb 14, 2020

MeerKAT telescope gets R800m for 20 new dishes

The investment in the MeerKAT extension is split roughly into two equal contributions of R400 million by SA and Germany.
Jul 11, 2019

Crucial step in SKA construction complete

A consortium tasked with planning the assembly, integration and verification of the radio telescope has completed its work.
Jun 14, 2019

Quantum computing can solve some SKA problems, says IBM

IBM sees a lot of quantum computing use cases in SA and the rest of Africa.
May 10, 2019

SKA gets ability to monitor sky in unprecedented detail

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope has received a data processing boost.
Jul 16, 2018

SA debuts MeerKAT radio telescope

After a decade in design and construction, the 64-dish radio telescope is now officially ready to complete science operations.
Jul 14, 2017

SKA reaches significant milestone

The SKA will be the world's largest radio telescope when it is fully constructed.
Feb 22, 2017

SKA, Agri SA in Karoo partnership

The organisations commit to invest in the development of alternate technologies to ensure the impact of the radio telescope project is minimised.
Mar 27, 2015

Zambian scientists, researchers to join SKA project

Young scientists will be sent for training to be equipped with skills to participate in the project.
Mar 26, 2015

Cisco boosts SKA with multi-million Rand investment

The networking firm signed an MoU with the DST for strategic investment programme in SKA Project.
Mar 26, 2015

Africa's SKA venture aims high for education

 Stakeholders describe training of continent's future scientists, engineers and researchers as a key objective.