Bursts from Space: Citizen Science Project

Looking at the sky with radio telescopes provides a unique insight into a range of exciting and exotic phenomena. From stellar flares on nearby stars to exploding supernovae in a […]

The South African National Ventilator Project (NVP)

The South African National Ventilator Project (NVP) is a co-ordinated national effort in response to the Covid-19 pandemic involving the local design and manufacture of breathing apparatus devices used in […]

Geodesy Programme

Geodesy, also called geodetics, a branch of earth sciences, is the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the Earth, including its gravitational field, in a three-dimensional time-varying space. Geodesists also study geodynamical phenomena such as crustal motion, tides, and polar motion.

Passive Radar System

The Passive Radar System has been designed and built in collaboration with Peralex, a South African company specialising in the design, manufacturing and implementation of cutting edge solutions for modern […]

Square Kilometre Array

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA project) is an international effort to build the world’s largest radio telescope, with a square kilometre (one million square metres) of collecting area. The scale […]

The South African National Ventilator Project (NVP)

The NVP is an example of our nation’s ability to innovate and collaborate, deploying a wide range of expertise and manufacturing competencies to successfully deliver a fit-for-purpose solution in a […]