SKA South Africa invests in local people

While the Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) may be globally renowned for its cutting-edge science and advanced technology, the project's proudest contribution...

SKA South Africa unveils ‘First Light’ image from outer space

CD Anderson The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project, near the town of Carnarvon in the remote Northern Cape, revealed the first image of...
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SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

The world renowned radio telescope project, the Square Kilometre Array (South Africa), has awarded full bursaries for undergraduate studies to five outstanding matric students from the nearby Carnarvon High School. The project is determined to boost science and maths education.

Time-travelling SKA to look back at the birth of stars

Foreign journalists touring South Africa's centres of innovation excellence were given an inside look at the country's Square Kilometre Array project, an international effort to build the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the world, two-thirds of which are being built right here.

SA to host first BRICS science meeting

The first Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) ministerial meeting on science, technology and innovation will take place in Kleinmond in the Western Cape from 10 to 11 February.

MeerKAT telescope already in demand

It will still be four years in the making, but astronomers from around the world are already queuing up to use South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope for projects ranging from tests of Einstein's theory of relativity to studies of the nature of the early universe.