Africa: More Scientists Needed for Radio Telescope ProjectAfrican countries need more scientists for research on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope to succeed, an official said in Pretoria.
A portion of the Karoo Array Telescope - known as KAT-7 - in Northern Province, South Africa.
Mozambique: Exact Location of SKA Telescope Sought
AIM, 26 June 2012
Scientists are seeking the best location for the second site in Mozambique for the world's largest and most powerful telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). Read more »
South Africa: SKA Bid Cost R1.1 Billion But Jobs Already in the Offing
West Cape News, 20 June 2012
The bid for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope to be situated in South Africa cost R1.1 billion over nine years, said Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor… Read more »
South Africa: Astronomy in Africa Given a Boost
BuaNews, 6 June 2012
The Board of the African Renaissance Fund has approved funding for the initial work to construct a network of radio telescopes in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) African partner… Read more »
SA Info, 4 June 2012
The board of the African Renaissance Fund has approved R120-million in funding for the initial work to construct a network of radio telescopes in Africa's nine Square Kilometre… Read more »
South Africa: SKA Offers Opportunities for Astronomy Graduates
West Cape News, 31 May 2012
Cape universities are upbeat at the prospect of developing their astronomy and astrophysics departments as a result of South Africa winning the lion's share of the hotly contested… Read more »