Instruments & Surveys

Research Topics


MeerKAT is South Africa’s precursor to the SKA, built as a 64-element radio interferometer that observe radio waves spanning the wavelength range 18 – 50 cm. 

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High-mass stars and the active nuclei (black holes) within galaxies produce continuum emission centred at a wavelength close to 21 cm.  This emission can be observed

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Neutral atomic hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe – astronomers call it HI.  The HI atom naturally emits radiation at a wavelength of

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The fast survey speed of MeerKAT will allow astronomers to efficiently study very large volumes to probe important cosmological characteristics of the Universe. The MeerKAT Large

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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project is an international effort to build the world’s largest radio telescope, with eventually over a square kilometre (one million square metres)

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The Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) is a radio telescope dedicated to observing large scale structure during and prior to the epoch of reionization. It

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