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.

South Africa's Karoo Array Telescope, the precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (file photo).

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