The centre of the galaxy, in radio-vision

The MeerKAT radio telescope array is finally up and running in South Africa, after a decade of design and construction. To show off what the facility can do, astronomers have pointed all 64 antennas towards the center of the Milky Way galaxy, and snapped one of the clearest shots ever taken of the mysterious region... Continue Reading South Africa's MeerKAT telescope snaps stunning shot of Milky Way center Category: Space Tags: Arrays Australia Galaxy Radio South Africa Telescope

The centre of the galaxy, in radio-vision

The MeerKAT radio telescope offers a striking new view of the heart of the Milky Way.

Tue 17 Jul 18 from Cosmos Magazine

South Africa's MeerKAT telescope snaps stunning shot of Milky Way center

The MeerKAT radio telescope array is finally up and running in South Africa, after a decade of design and construction. To show off what the facility can do, astronomers have pointed ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Gizmag

Huge radio telescope hopes to peer into the universe and solve its deepest mysteries

The massive project will help make the biggest radio telescope in the world

Fri 13 Jul 18 from The Independent

South Africa unveils super radio telescope

South Africa on Friday unveiled a super radio telescope, a first phase of what will be the world's largest telescope in a project to try to unravel the secrets of the universe.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Phys.org

World’s Most Sensitive Radio Telescope Peeks at Our Local Supermassive Black Hole

With MeerKAT online, scientists can scan the sky and peer through the dust and gas obscuring the view of traditional telescopes. The post World’s Most Sensitive Radio Telescope Peeks ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from Extremetech

South African telescope captures image of Milky Way's center

The 64-dish MeerKAT telescope was inaugurated on Friday after a decade in design and construction, and is already proving its incredible capabilities. The new image captures the Milky Way's ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Ultra-sensitive radio telescope debuts in South Africa

Another piece of the Square Kilometer Array's puzzle just fell into place. South Africa has officially switched on MeerKAT, billed as the most sensitive radio telescope of its ...

Sun 15 Jul 18 from Engadget

South Africa unveils new 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope that could unlock the mysteries of universe

A mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on Friday, when MeerKAT telescope was inaugurated in Carnarvon.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

South Africa's MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of universe

A scientific mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on Friday, when the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope was inaugurated ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Reuters

MeerKAT Radio Telescope Reveals Clearest View Yet of Center of Milky Way

Johannesburg, South Africa (SPX) Jul 13, 2018 Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr. David Mabuza, has officially inaugurated the MeerKAT radio telescope. After a decade in ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from SpaceDaily

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