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SKA South Africa invests in local people

While the Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) may be globally renowned for its cutting-edge science and advanced technology, the project's proudest contribution...

SKA South Africa unveils ‘First Light’ image from outer space

CD Anderson The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project, near the town of Carnarvon in the remote Northern Cape, revealed the first image of...
SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

The world renowned radio telescope project, the Square Kilometre Array (South Africa), has awarded full bursaries for undergraduate studies to five outstanding matric students from the nearby Carnarvon High School. The project is determined to boost science and maths education.

South African and Indian scientists team up

The fourth co-operation agreement in the field of science and technology has been signed by South Africa and India. The two have a 20-year history of working together, which they plan to extend and deepen.

MeerKAT reaches another milestone

Four out of 64 sub-reflectors have been completed for the MeerKAT section of the Square Kilometre Array. And a new sub-reflector manufacturing plant has been opened by Stratosat Datacom outside Johannesburg to build the parts.

Pandor taking a stand against xenophobia

Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has expressed her dismay at the recent xenophobic attacks and said that some of South Africa's scientific achievements may not have been possible without eminent African scientists working in our universities and science councils.

SKA will boost Africa’s presence in science fields

South Africa has spent more than R29-million on bursaries in engineering, astrophysics and astronomy in the past nine years, riding on the back of the SKA project. Young scientists from across the continent have benefited. One day, they may win Nobel prizes for their innovations.

Design for SKA telescope ‘has been agreed’

African ministers met in South Africa to discuss the progress of the Square Kilometre Array which will be built in South Africa and Australia. Already Nine African countries are committed to the project, as well as several other nations. It will be partly located in Australia.

South Africa’s Smart Schools showcased on Brand South Africa media tour

Foreign journalists on a week-long tour of the country as guests of Brand South Africa visited Boitumelo High School in Tembisa on Wednesday to find out more about the pilot project in the Gauteng Education Department's tech-savvy Smart Schools programme.

SKA bosses agree on Phase 1 design

SKA bosses agree on Phase 1 design

Phase One of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), with a budget of €650-million, comprises two complementary world-class instruments - one in South Africa and one in Australia. The project to build the world's largest telescope will deliver "exciting and transformational science", SKA says.

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