Watch: MeerKAT Radio Telescope | Technological development in SA | Pontsho Maruping

2024 marks five years since the first scientific paper was published based on observations that were taken from the MeerKAT radio telescope, in the Northern Cape. And MeerKAT is attracting great interest locally and internationally.

The project is creating a large group of young scientists and engineers with world-class expertise in the technologies which will be crucial in the next 10 – 20 years, such as very fast computing, very fast data transport, large networks of sensors, software radios and imaging algorithms.

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