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Old Crows meet at Aardvark Roost

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The names of the organisations may sound peculiar, but their members are technically talented and the results of their endeavours are a...

Major step on the SKA construction road

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The SKA (Square Kilometre Array) Board has agreed to move the world's largest radio telescope forward to its final pre-construction phase. The design...

MeerKAT foundations complete

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The 64th and final foundation for the MeerKAT telescope antenna was poured on Tuesday at South Africa's SKA site in the Karoo....

DCD Protected Mobility acquires Springbuck APC range from Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers

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DCD Protected Mobility has acquired the Springbuck armoured personnel carrier (APC) range from Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers and has begun marketing the series...

SA welcomes SKA decision

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South Africa has been awarded the lion's share of the internationally-funded €1.5 billion (R15.6 billion) Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project....

IBM, SKA SA tackle space data

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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa project plans to explore space using data analytics, in collaboration with IBM. The project office said...

SA, China collaborate on astronomy

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SA foresees increasing collaboration between Chinese and local astronomers and scientists in the face of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. SA is...

SKA board to deliberate on project site in April

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The fourth of April this year is a red-letter day on South Africa's investment calendar. It is the date on which international...

Pandor outlines steps to enhance South Africa’s investment in astronomy

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South Africa needs a national astronomy agency, whose main function would be to bring all astronomy activities under a single umbrella body....

KAT-7 antennas completed and producing images

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The prototype for the MeerKAT radio telescope, KAT-7, has reached a major milestone with the successful completion of all the telescope antennas. The...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...