Radio Telescope Array Observes Spectacular Cosmic Event
The Square Kilometre Array radio relescope installation has broken new ground in the field of gravitational wave research after oberving the collision of two neutron stars in what has been described as a "truly wondrous moment" by Dr Fernando Camilo, Chief Scientist at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory.
SKA Africa, 16 October 2017
An unprecedented international collaboration of telescopes has lead to the first direct detection of gravitational waves – ripples in space and time – in addition to… Read more »
South Africa's Karoo Array Telescope, the precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (file photo).
The conversion of a Ghanaian communications antenna into a functioning radio telescope has been described as extremely significant for Africa's participation in the Square ... Read more »
The Square Kilometre Array radio telescope has revealed the first image of space taken using the project's first phase of 16 fully-functioning MeerKAT receptor units. Read more »