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UWC Astro Group at the UWC Open Day

5th May 2017

Are you interested in space, galaxies, or questions about how the universe came to exist? Do the mysteries of black holes, dark matter and dark energy intrigue you? Then come and visit the UWC Astrophysics group at the UWC Open …

UWC scholar gives lecture at prestigious Kavli Symposium

17th October 2016

UWC scholar gives lecture at prestigious Kavli Symposium Professor Mario Santos, director of the UWC/DST Centre for Radio Cosmology in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, presented a lecture at the recent Kavli Prize Symposium in Astrophysics in Oslo, Norway. …

CompaCT: Comparison Cape Town

14th July 2016

The 3rd in the series of nIFTy Cluster Comparison workshops is currently being held at the Centre for High Performance Computing in Cape Town. The Cluster Comparison project aims to compare various cutting edge Hydro-dynamical codes and has already resulted …

Night Sky Viewing: 9th of May

14th April 2016

Thanks to all those who joined for last night’s star-gazing The next sky viewing session will be on the 9th of May for the Transit of Mercury. 12.30 pm onwards.

CompaCT (Comparison Cape Town)

2nd December 2015

First Announcement: CompaCT (Comparison Cape Town) 11- 15 July 2016 UWC/CHPC Cape Town, South Africa Conference website: We have received a large amount of interest and thus are pleased to announce the Comparison Cape Town meeting to be held at …

SKA Key Science Workshop in Stockholm

10th September 2015

The SKA Key Science Workshop kicked off on Monday 24th August in Stockholm, Sweden. In attendance of the event which terminated on Thursday the 27th, were some 150 astronomers from 23 different countries. The event also marked the first of a …

Three SA Universities join forces to bolster SKA

3rd September 2015

New initiative will make SA data science globally competitive  Three South African universities have established a partnership to form the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA), a flagship project that responds to the big data challenge of the Square …