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 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.