South Africa’s MeerKAT solves mystery of ‘X-galaxies’
Previous studies of these unusual galaxies lacked the high-quality imaging provided by the recently completed MeerKAT telescope, says SARAO.
MeerKAT telescope discovers universe’s ‘unknown unknowns’
The radio telescope finds a fascinating galaxy residing in the Norma cluster of galaxies, and one of the brightest objects in the southern sky.
SKA gets ability to monitor sky in unprecedented detail
An international consortium has completed the engineering design work of the Square Kilometre Array's science data processor.
Young South Africans chosen to use MeerKAT telescope
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory selects local projects that will use the MeerKAT radio telescope in the Northern Cape.
SA astronomers go open source for massive MeerKAT data
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory will use open source technology to store and retrieve the huge volumes of data from the MeerKAT radio telescope.