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

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 design and construction, this project of South Africa's Department of Science and Technology has now begun science operations. At the launch event, a panorama obtained with the new telescope was unveiled that reveals extraordinary detail in the region surr

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

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 ...

6 hours ago 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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