South Africa to Host World's Biggest Telescope

South Africa is preparing to host the biggest radio telescope in the world.  Along with Australia, the country has been chosen to host the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), which will be 50 times more sensitive than any equipment so far and will seek answers to the origins of the universe. 

About three hours from Cape Town lies the arid and barren Karoo desert.  Soon, that desert will play host to part of the world’s largest radio telescope.

The SKA will be 50 times more …

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