MeerKAT radio telescope will benefit other African countries



The first phase of the SKA project will see 133 dishes being built, with the second phase being rolled out by 2030.


Over 60 operational radio telescopes have been launched at the SKA site outside Carnarvon. Picture: Kevin Brandt/EWN

CAPE TOWN – Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the MeerKAT radio telescope catapults South Africa into one of the world’s top computing destinations.

The former Science and Technology Minister, along with other senior government officials, have attended the launch of the precursor to the first phase of the Square…

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