South Africa’s HIRAX telescope driving industry

South Africa’s HIRAX telescope driving industry The Hydrogen and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX), led out of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), has deployed two new prototype telescope dish designs, one aluminium and the other fibreglass, at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) Hartebeesthoek site near Johannesburg. The fibreglass dish was designed and manufactured by

HIRAX: Remarks by the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane

HIRAX: Remarks by the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane The Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane delivered the following address at the launch of the HIRAX telescope last Friday: Dr Albert van Jaarsveld, Vice-Chancellor: UKZN, and his Executive Dr Pillay, Deputy CEO of the National Research Foundation NRF, and the

HIRAX telescope project is officially launched.

HIRAX telescope project is officially launched. The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) held a high profile launch for their groundbreaking HIRAX telescope today in Durban. The multimillion-rand telescope, launched by Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will create cutting-edge South African science, stimulate