Square Kilometre Array

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iol.co.za
MeerKAT captures image of 50 galaxieshas captured an image showing more than 50 galaxies never seen, using four of i
MeerKAT captures image of 50 galaxies
iol.co.za / Posted 18 minutes ago
has captured an image showing more than 50 galaxies never seen, using four of its eventual 64 dishes. Dr Fernando Camilo, Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa’s chief scientist, said the image showed what a brilliant telescope MeerKAT will... Read more
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iol.co.za
MeerKAT’s forst remarkable imagepartners, and the support of the government and people of South Africa for more
MeerKAT’s forst remarkable image
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
partners, and the support of the government and people of South Africa for more than a decade.” MeerKAT, a project of Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA), will be made up of 64 dishes spread over a diameter of eight kilometres in the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
NC residents call for clarity on SKA project’s impactNatalie Malgas/EWN CAPE TWON - Some Northern Cape residents are calling for cl
NC residents call for clarity on SKA project’s impact
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Natalie Malgas/EWN CAPE TWON - Some Northern Cape residents are calling for clarity regarding the impact of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in the area. The expansive science project in the Karoo is expected to develop an... Read more
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PhysOrg
Manchester astronomers detect precious element in spaceresearch on other planetary nebulae will be needed, but as the emission is extr
Manchester astronomers detect precious element in space
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
research on other planetary nebulae will be needed, but as the emission is extremely weak and hard to detect, the Square Kilometre Array will be needed to do the research - headquartered at Jodrell Bank, this international project is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Forges Ahead With Digital Migrationand satellite dishes. "The implementation of the long-awaited digital migratio
SA Forges Ahead With Digital Migration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
and satellite dishes. "The implementation of the long-awaited digital migration has started in the Northern Cape. The SKA [Square Kilometre Array] bound community of Keimos has become the first beneficiary of the DTH and DTT set-top boxes,"... Read more
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Canberra Times
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in Chinahe said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being develope
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in China
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
he said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being developed for use in FAST will also assist the new Square Kilometre Array radio telescope. SKA will be the largest radio telescope in the world. While not having the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in Chinahe said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being develope
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in China
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
he said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being developed for use in FAST will also assist the new Square Kilometre Array radio telescope. SKA will be the largest radio telescope in the world. While not having the... Read more
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WA Today
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in Chinahe said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being develope
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in China
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
he said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being developed for use in FAST will also assist the new Square Kilometre Array radio telescope. SKA will be the largest radio telescope in the world. While not having the... Read more
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The Age
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in Chinahe said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being develope
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in China
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
he said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being developed for use in FAST will also assist the new Square Kilometre Array radio telescope. SKA will be the largest radio telescope in the world. While not having the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in Chinahe said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being develope
CSIRO technology to be at the heart of the world's largest radio telescope in China
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
he said. Professor Quinn said that receiver and data technology being developed for use in FAST will also assist the new Square Kilometre Array radio telescope. SKA will be the largest radio telescope in the world. While not having the... Read more
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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 20 days 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 20 days 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 21 days ago
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 21 days ago
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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 27 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 27 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 29 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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