n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - A bright future for Southern African radio astronomy? - : news notes

Volume 64, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... 40 mnassa vol 64 nos 3 & 4 news notes We receive very little news directly from the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) project. However, the following extracts from Die Burger for 19 February 2005 and the South African Press Association (via the American Astronomical Society!) reveal some of the activities currently in progress: 'Telescope can place South Africa at the pinnacle of astronomy' Foreign investment in astronomy appears set to provide a major boost to South Africa's economy over the next decade, according to Mr Derek Hanekom, Deputy Minister for Science and Technology. The South African Large Telescope (SALT) ..

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