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.
Nov 23, 2021
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.
Apr 25, 2018
African businesses continue to place a premium on data processing
SKA project a good example says NetApp regional manager.
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.
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