Rendering of possible HIRAX array to be installed at the South Africa Radio Astronomy Observatory site in the Karoo

DSI-NRF Funds HIRAX Dark Energy Telescope Credit: Prof Cynthia Chiang Following an intensive and rigorous review process involving international experts, the National Research Foundation (NRF) approved the funding of R35 million for the Hydrogen Intensity and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX) which will be built as a guest instrument on the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory’s