Visionary scientist Bernie Fanaroff is one of the key individuals responsible for the current growth and strength of astronomy in South Africa.
Odd radio circles, or ORCs, have puzzled astronomers. But new data from South Africa’s MeerKAT telescope is helping to solve the mystery.
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory has released a stunning new image taken by the MeerKAT telescope showing the complex centre the Milky Way.
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory has announced that a group of 20 galaxies have been discovered with the MeerKAT telescope.
Higher education, science & innovation minister Blade Nzimande said the 64-dish MeerKAT, the pre-cursor to the Square Kilometer Array, will be expanded by 20 dishes at a cost of R800-million.
An international team of astronomers using the MeerKAT telescope has discovered enormous balloon-like structures that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the centre of our galaxy.
The Hydrogen Intensity and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (Hirax) project is an international collaboration being led by scientists from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
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Something hugely important is happening in a vast, quiet stretch of the Northern Cape. A new radio telescope operating at just a quarter of its full power is revealing the universe’s secrets one image at a time. MeerKAT will ultimately become