Southern African Telescopes Will Reveal Secrets of the Universe
2018 will be a watershed year for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) with the collaborative radio telescope project set to determine how galaxies similar to our own formed billions of years ago, writes Imogen Whittam for The Conversation.
The Conversation Africa, 10 December 2017
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MeerKAT array (file photo).
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