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News 24 South Africa
Bursaries a study boost for five matricsTHE Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) will give full bursaries for u
Bursaries a study boost for five matrics
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
THE Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) will give full bursaries for undergraduate studies to five matric learners of the Carnarvon High School who obtained matric exemptions in the 2015 National Senior Certificate examination. This was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Launch of the UK - South Africa Bilateral Research Chair Initiativeimportance as a centre of science and innovation excellence, best illustrated b
Minister Naledi Pandor - Launch of the UK - South Africa Bilateral Research Chair Initiative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
importance as a centre of science and innovation excellence, best illustrated by the 2012 decision for SA to co-host the Square Kilometre Array giant telescope - one of the largest ever international science projects - and one of the most... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Turnbull seeks an innovation nationBiomedical research will benefit from a $250 million fund. Two major science p
Turnbull seeks an innovation nation
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Biomedical research will benefit from a $250 million fund. Two major science projects - the Australian Synchrotron and the Square Kilometre Array - will be funded over the next decade to the tune of $814 million as part of a $2.3 billion plan to... Read more
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PhysOrg
ASKAP test finds "monster" black holemeasure the mass of the black hole that was causing the gas to swirl. ASKAP ant
ASKAP test finds "monster" black hole
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
measure the mass of the black hole that was causing the gas to swirl. ASKAP antennas. Credit: CSIRO ASKAP (the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder) is the precursor to the Square Kilometer Array and is being built in the Murchison. When... Read more
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Reuters
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALTwith Australia, South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most ad
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALT
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
with Australia, South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $2 billion "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. (Reporting by... Read more
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Herald Sun
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio tel
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $US2 billion ($A2.6 billion) "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. Most popular... Read more
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Weekly Times
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio tel
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $US2 billion ($A2.6 billion) "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. Most popular... Read more
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News.com.au
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio tel
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $US2 billion ($A2.6 billion) "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. Originally... Read more
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Perth Now
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio tel
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $US2 billion ($A2.6 billion) "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. Most popular... Read more
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Adelaide Now
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio tel
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $US2 billion ($A2.6 billion) "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. Most popular... Read more
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The Courier Mail
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio tel
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the $US2 billion ($A2.6 billion) "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. Most popular... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALTwith Australia, South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most ad
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALT
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
with Australia, South Africa is also co-hosting the world's biggest and most advanced radio telescope, the US$2 billion "Square Kilometre Array" which will study the origins of the universe and help probe for extraterrestrial life. (Reporting by... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SALT leaves scientists starry eyedso really this science puts us at the centre of world research," Pandor said.
SALT leaves scientists starry eyed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
so really this science puts us at the centre of world research," Pandor said. Apart from SALT, the Northern Cape hosts the Square Kilometre Array at Carnavon. It will be the largest radio telescope in the world once it has been completed. Its... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Astronomers from UCT and the Southern African Large Telescope hail breakthrough findthat will robotically follow the gaze of the Meerkat radio telescope array‚ a p
Astronomers from UCT and the Southern African Large Telescope hail breakthrough find
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
that will robotically follow the gaze of the Meerkat radio telescope array‚ a precursor array that will form part of the Square Kilometre Array‚ which will start early science this year. Professor Woudt said: “Planned surveys with MeerKAT and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Future is a numbers game, Spencer tells Brisbaneit is is a beautiful metaphor for what is happening everywhere in the world of
Future is a numbers game, Spencer tells Brisbane
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
it is is a beautiful metaphor for what is happening everywhere in the world of science and, more broadly, business." The Square Kilometre Array, a large multi-radio telescope project being built in Australia and South Africa, is expected to... Read more
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The Register
One black hole, three galaxies, four BEELION solar masses – found by accidentAstro-boffins commissioning part of the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathf
One black hole, three galaxies, four BEELION solar masses – found by accident
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
Astro-boffins commissioning part of the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) array have incidentally spotted a monster 3.8-billion-solar-masses black hole created in a three-way galactic collision. In a paper accepted for publication... Read more
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Daily Mail
Astronomers spot black hole almost 4 billion times the mass of the sunthem will provide new insight into how stars and galaxies form. The observatio
Astronomers spot black hole almost 4 billion times the mass of the sun
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
them will provide new insight into how stars and galaxies form. The observations were made using CSIRO's new Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope and the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA). Using the two... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Size of monster black hole formed by trio of colliding galaxies stuns scientistsspectrum of radio waves emitted by the maser as part of a test observation by C
Size of monster black hole formed by trio of colliding galaxies stuns scientists
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
spectrum of radio waves emitted by the maser as part of a test observation by CSIRO's new radio telescope, the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) in Murchison. "It thought it would be quite a mundane thing," she said. But upon... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Size of monster black hole formed by trio of colliding galaxies stuns scientistsspectrum of radio waves emitted by the maser as part of a test observation by C
Size of monster black hole formed by trio of colliding galaxies stuns scientists
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
spectrum of radio waves emitted by the maser as part of a test observation by CSIRO's new radio telescope, the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) in Murchison. "It thought it would be quite a mundane thing," she said. But upon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vote 30 - Science and Technology National Assemblydepartment must shift away from top-heavy academic achievements and adopt a peo
Vote 30 - Science and Technology National Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
department must shift away from top-heavy academic achievements and adopt a people-centred development agenda. Hosting the Square Kilometre Array for example may be a fine scientific achievement and give great insight into the stars and turning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Science and Technology's Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17of a science centre in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape and there will be a sod-turning
Minister Naledi Pandor - Science and Technology's Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of a science centre in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape and there will be a sod-turning ceremony during youth month in June. The Square Kilometre Array project continues to support learners from Carnarvon to study tertiary-level engineering and science.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Investment in science critical, says Pandoreconomic cycle turns again.” A sizeable portion of the budget – R650 million –
Investment in science critical, says Pandor
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
economic cycle turns again.” A sizeable portion of the budget – R650 million – would be used to fund the MeerKat and SKA (square kilometre array) projects. “The SKA will be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope. Key economic... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Over R1bn committed to SKA projectimpression of SKA dishes, close up. Picture: ska.ac.za Naledi Pandor,SKA,Scien
Over R1bn committed to SKA project
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
impression of SKA dishes, close up. Picture: ska.ac.za Naledi Pandor,SKA,Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor,Square Kilometre Array SKA CAPE TOWN – More than R1 billion would be invested in South Africa's MeerKAT telescope and its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Radio Astronomy in Africa - Mauritius Signs SKA MoUof Understanding (MoU) for Institutionalising Cooperation in Radio Astronomy in
Radio Astronomy in Africa - Mauritius Signs SKA MoU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
of Understanding (MoU) for Institutionalising Cooperation in Radio Astronomy in Africa in the context of the African Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project. The signatory for the country was the Minister of Education and Human Resources,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Africa's mad dash to spaceare pursuing similar space schemes. South Africa, which established a space ag
Africa's mad dash to space
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
are pursuing similar space schemes. South Africa, which established a space agency six years ago, is building the powerful Square Kilometre Array telescope with Australia. This is a huge cluster of radio dishes and antennae in the Karoo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Molefhi Attends Square Kilometre Array ForumGaborone — The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology Mr Nonofo Mol
Molefhi Attends Square Kilometre Array Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Gaborone — The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology Mr Nonofo Molefhi is in South Africa to attend the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) meeting. A press release from the ministry says while in South Africa, Mr Molefhi will, together with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SKA to Take Science, Innovation to New HeightsJohannesburg — Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Square Ki
SKA to Take Science, Innovation to New Heights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Johannesburg — Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) remains an important African endeavour with huge potential to contribute to raising the profile of science, technology and innovation development on... Read more
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WA Today
Man behind behind viral universe video is a Perth scientistthe investment." Dr Obreschkow, who researches the evolution of the universe a
Man behind behind viral universe video is a Perth scientist
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
the investment." Dr Obreschkow, who researches the evolution of the universe and is also involved in the West Australian Square Kilometre Array project, said he initially wanted to show new astronomy students "how the different scales of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor On Increased Investment in Research and Developmentastronomy, it has become increasingly clear that the old ways of working with d
Minister Naledi Pandor On Increased Investment in Research and Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
astronomy, it has become increasingly clear that the old ways of working with data no longer apply. Precursors to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope have ushered in an era of data-intensive astronomy. One such pathfinder -... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
MeerKAT radio telescope will be operational in June PandorAlfreds, News24) Muldersdrift - The first antennae for the MeerKAT radio teles
MeerKAT radio telescope will be operational in June Pandor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Alfreds, News24) Muldersdrift - The first antennae for the MeerKAT radio telescope - the precursor to the large-scale Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project - will be ready for service at the end of June, Science and Technology Minister Naledi... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SKA shows that excellence can come from Africa PandorOne of the SKA satellites (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24) Muldersdrift - The developme
SKA shows that excellence can come from Africa Pandor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
One of the SKA satellites (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24) Muldersdrift - The development surrounding the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project is a sign to the world of Africa's capability of producing excellence, Science and Technology Minister Naledi... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research fundingfunding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure s
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research funding
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
funding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure strategy, Australia's Synchrotron and Square Kilometre Array. The Synchrotron is a football field-sized machine that creates extremely bright light to make... Read more
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The Age
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research fundingfunding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure s
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research funding
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
funding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure strategy, Australia's Synchrotron and Square Kilometre Array. The Synchrotron is a football field-sized machine that creates extremely bright light to make... Read more
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WA Today
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research fundingfunding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure s
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research funding
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
funding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure strategy, Australia's Synchrotron and Square Kilometre Array. The Synchrotron is a football field-sized machine that creates extremely bright light to make... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research fundingfunding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure s
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research funding
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
funding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure strategy, Australia's Synchrotron and Square Kilometre Array. The Synchrotron is a football field-sized machine that creates extremely bright light to make... Read more
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Canberra Times
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research fundingfunding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure s
Federal budget: Scientists push for more research funding
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
funding the previously at-risk national collaborative research infrastructure strategy, Australia's Synchrotron and Square Kilometre Array. The Synchrotron is a football field-sized machine that creates extremely bright light to make... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Black Holes 'NSinc: The SA discovery that’s got astronomers in a spinthe new data may have a significant impact on existing explanations. Professor
Black Holes 'NSinc: The SA discovery that’s got astronomers in a spin
Daily Maverick / Posted 23 days ago
the new data may have a significant impact on existing explanations. Professor Andrew Russ Taylor, joint UWC/UCT Square Kilometre Array Chair and principal author of the study, told Daily Maverick that “[w]here there’s an unknown... Read more
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PhysOrg
Astronomers in South Africa discover mysterious alignment of black holes– a first view into the kind of universe that will be revealed by the South Afr
Astronomers in South Africa discover mysterious alignment of black holes
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
– a first view into the kind of universe that will be revealed by the South African MeerKAT radio telescope and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world's most powerful radio telescope and one of the biggest scientific instruments ever... Read more
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The Register
Europe's biggest radiotelescope in fast-burst-finding upgradefavourite phenomena, fast radio bursts. The CSIRO PAFs were developed as part
Europe's biggest radiotelescope in fast-burst-finding upgrade
The Register / Posted 24 days ago
favourite phenomena, fast radio bursts. The CSIRO PAFs were developed as part of Australia's prep-work for the Square Kilometre Array, the SKA Pathfinder. The agency developed its own PAFs, because existing technology was too expensive... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Free to fail in Malcolm Turnbull's new $1.1 billion innovation planthe future of long-term projects, among them the $520 million Australian Synchr
Free to fail in Malcolm Turnbull's new $1.1 billion innovation plan
Illawarra Mercury / Posted a month ago
the future of long-term projects, among them the $520 million Australian Synchrotron nuclear facility and the $294 million Square Kilometre Array multi-nation radio telescope project. The government will direct $1.5 billion over 10 years to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
REANNZ Welcomes Hawaiki Cable Project Confirmationwith 25% in public internet traffic over the same time period. International, l
REANNZ Welcomes Hawaiki Cable Project Confirmation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
with 25% in public internet traffic over the same time period. International, large-scale science projects, such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) are projected to use several times the current global internet traffic in just a few years’... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA's First Prototype Hydrogen Fuel Cell Forklift Unveiledbulk water and sanitation, hospitals, basic and higher education infrastructure
SA's First Prototype Hydrogen Fuel Cell Forklift Unveiled
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
bulk water and sanitation, hospitals, basic and higher education infrastructure, and innovative projects such as the Square Kilometre Array and Meerkat telescopes. HySA Systems is one of three centres of competence established by the... Read more
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