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SA astronomy alliance launched

2013-08-02 12:44

The National Research Foundation's (NRF) three astronomical facilities have formed the South African Astroinformatics Alliance.

Astronomy shoots for mass appeal

2013-01-24 13:01

Astronomy is coming to the masses as data from telescopes becomes freely available to anyone with an internet connection.

SKA calls for skills strategies

2012-10-24 07:25

South Africa will have to find many different strategies to find technical skills as the country prepares to deliver the MeerKAT and SKA.

NRF announces new astronomy director

2012-07-12 16:01

The National Research Foundation has announced the appointment of Professor Ted Williams as director of the South African Astronomical Observatory.

Education 'key' to SKA rollout

2012-07-10 11:20

Education standards remain critical to the rollout of science programmes and South African schools are not generally delivering the skills needed for high level fields of study an expert has said.

SA joins world astronomy body

2012-05-13 21:41

South Africa has joined the international JIVE radio astronomy research institute, the National Research Foundation.

SA takes lead on astronomy with Salt

2011-11-08 11:33

The Southern African Large Telescope represents hope for South Africa to be a global leader in astronomy and universe exploration, experts have said.

Science enters Parliament

2010-08-11 20:00

Tensions in SA's astronomy institutions have spilled over into Parliament, with an MP asking about the disciplining of a top scientist.

SA scientific integrity in danger

2010-03-16 21:48

There's a danger that South African scientific facilities could fall victim to a form of totalitarian control, the Royal Society of SA has warned.

 

NRF signs international partnership

2013-05-21 08:01

The National Research Foundation (NRF) has announced the signing of an agreement that will see the South African institution granted more access to a European research facility.

SA Joule is not dead, NRF says

2012-11-05 11:29

The technological innovation created in the development of the Joule electric car has value beyond the project, the National Research Foundation has said.

Techno shack in Western Cape

2012-07-30 14:10

A shack in an informal settlement is the envy of its neighbours because it has been fitted with insulation and a solar panel.

Funding critical to SA science - NRF

2012-07-11 08:20

Funding remains a stumbling block as South Africa races to rollout massive science projects like the Square Kilometre Array telescope.

Astronomers plan next SKA move

2012-07-09 10:35

Astronomers have gathered to map the way forward in the first collective meeting after South Africa was granted the majority share of the Square Kilometre Array.

Astronomy makes SA a world leader - NRF

2011-11-11 10:11

Engineering of scientific instruments continues in order to make South Africa a world leader in the field of astronomy, the National Research Foundation says.

NRF welcomes Pandor astronomy plans

2011-10-21 14:52

The National Research Foundation has welcomed announcements on astronomy by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

SA to host astronomy office

2010-05-25 22:45

South Africa has been selected by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) to host the prestigious IAU Office for Astronomy Development (OAD).

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