African Renaissance Fund puts R120 mil into SKA project

Pretoria – South Africa’s cabinet has welcomed the R120 million funding from the African Renaissance Fund for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project to construct a network of single dish antennae called the African Very Long Baseline Interferometer (VLBI) Network. South Africa and its eight African partner countries in the SKA will also use the … Continue reading “African Renaissance Fund puts R120 mil into SKA project”

Pandor disappointed by SKA Org’s indecisiveness

Pretoria – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor is disappointed at the delay in the announcement of who has won the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope – the world’s largest radio telescope. “I am disappointed at the delay. I hope that the SKA organisation will make a decision in the first … Continue reading “Pandor disappointed by SKA Org’s indecisiveness”