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South Africa bids for Square Kilometre Array telescope

Monday 19 September 2011 | 12:03 CET | News
South Africa has submitted its final bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, Defence Web reported. The SKA committee will announce whether South Africa or Australia has the winning bid early in 2012. The South African SKA team has worked closely with dozens of organisations over eight years to prepare the documents. The African site bid is led by South Africa's Department of Science and Technology and includes Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Madagascar, Zambia, Mauritius, Kenya and Ghana. South African Minister for Science and Technology Naledi Pandor said it is difficult to

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