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Member Reports from Arvind Ramessur

May 23

Exploring the Radio Sky and Astronomy in a hands-on Way

South Africa has a long history of excellence in astronomy, a sound high-tech infrastructure and clear skies. Researchers from around the region have joined forces to create a cooperative, combined graduate programme where African students and the rest of the World can study under the guidance of some of South Africa's leading scientists. The Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) is a radio astronomy observatory located in a natural bowl of hills at Harteesthoek just south of the Magaliesberg mountain range, Gauteng , South Africa , about 50 km west of Johannesburg . It is a National Research Facility run by... Read More...