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South Africa’s radio telescope is joining an international initiative that is seeking signs of intelligent life in the universe.
The area is home to the largest steerable telescope in the world.
South Africa has officially unveiled its MeerKAT radio telescope and it has produced the clearest image yet of the super massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.
A new super-detailed hydrogen map of the Milky Way could help explain the mystery of how galaxies form.
Radio astronomy in Karoo is set for a boost with a substantial capital injection.
Science educator Bill Nye in an online YouTube video has taken to the internet to teach evolution - with emojis.
Construction of the Square Kilometre Array project is boosted by a new manufacturing facility.
A team of South African astronomers have discovered a triple super-massive black hole system, the Square Kilometre Array SA has said.
The controversial and unexplained Wow! Signal from decades ago may have been interference, says a top radio astronomer.
The fact that new technologies are helping astronomers find more extrasolar planets means that it's just a matter of time before extraterrestrial life is found, a top astronomer has said.
A data scientist is using satellite imagery to provide reliable long-term data to measure efforts to make space for indigenous vegetation, and curb water lost to alien invaders.
The composite captures the Milky Way, 25,000 light-years away from Earth.
Spain has joined 10 other countries in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) organisation.
Increased interest in the Square Kilometre Array SKA telescope project in the Karoo has led to an investment of $9.5m by the University of California.
A new broadband centre intended to support the work of the Square Kilometre Array has been opened at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
The South African MeerKAT radio telescope, which is part of the SKA project, has received a R150m investment from Germany's Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy.
The builders of the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in the Northern Cape hope to co-exist with shale gas prospectors, but if needs be, will invoke astronomy laws to protect their interests.
Germany has announced it will withdraw from the Square Kilometre Array organisation (SKA) in June next year.
Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom has officially launched the first telescope that will make up the MeerKAT instrument in the Northern Cape province.
South Africa is pushing ahead with the country's most ambitious science project as the first MeerKAT instrument is unveiled.
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