Two giant radio galaxies have been discovered with South Africa’s powerful MeerKAT telescope, located in the Karoo.
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.
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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