South Africa recommended for extraterrestrial research

South Africa recommended for extraterrestrial research

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 Array&#one 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 )




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