SKA helps NCape develop into radio astronomy region
The Square Kilometre Array puts the Northern Cape’s Carnarvon on the radio astronomy map as host of over 70 radio telescopes.
Quantum computing can solve some SKA problems, says IBM
The company says quantum computing promises to solve physics simulation and pattern discovery problems relevant to the SKA.
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.
Environmental licence for SKA phase one gets green light
Government gazettes the environmental policy that makes way for phase one construction of the Square Kilometre Array project.
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.
SKA initiative upskills students as data scientists
The Square Kilometre Array's human capital programme facilitates the development of 127 bright minds to participate in data management projects.
New HIRAX telescope to explore dark energy, radio flashes
SA launches HIRAX, a multimillion-rand radio telescope that will help the country take the lead in the new age of radio astronomy and scientific exploration.