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South Africa seeks funding for SKA telescope

Wednesday 10 October 2012 | 14:18 CET | News
The South African government has started negotiations with foreign partners to help fund the construction of the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported, citing officials. The SKA project will require a broad investment expected to run to billions of US dollars, part of which South Africa expects its partners in the deal to pick up. The bulk of the project will be built in South Africa's remote, arid Karoo region. Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom told AFP that South Africa is making a contribution, but the bulk of the money will be coming from

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