The rivalry between South Africa and Australia is reaching beyond the sportsfield into the extraterrestial these days. A scientific panel chosen South Africa over Australia as the best site for the proposed Sq. Kilometre Arrayone hundred sixty(SKA) project, The Sydney Morning Herald documented on Saturday.
Sq. Kilometre Array proposed drawings. (picture: astronomynow.com)
The SKA’s Site Advisory Committee will oversee the enormous radio telescope, but it remains unclear where the radio telescope will go. The SKA radio telescopes expenses about $2.1-billion, consisting of 3000 dishes.
The telescope will help researchers address inquiries encompassing the early universe ( via itnewsafrica.com ).