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Searching African Skies
- Sarah Wild
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- Sarah Wild
- The Square Kilometre Array and South Africa's Quest to Hear the Songs of the Stars
- Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
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- Sarah Wild is the science and technology editor for Business Day. She is a former features editor with the Sunday Times Magazine and has been honored with a Siemens Profile merit award.
- Table of Contents:
- Introduction - Discovery of Radio Waves; Astronomy in SA; The basics of radio astronomy; KAT-7 and MeerKAT; An African SKA; Challenges; An African telescope array; Benefits; SKA science and technology.
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You hear a lot about the SKA in South Africa, but nobody ever tells you what it means - for science, for communities, for the country, for the continent. This book finally delivers that explanation. And, surprisingly, it is fun and funny as well as informative.
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