SKA can help uplift Mozambique, says Vice Minister

Participation as an African partner country, with South Africa, in the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope programme is important to Mozambique, the country’s Vice Minister for Science, Technology, Higher and Professional Education, Leda Hugo, told Engineering News Online. “It is important for it gives us the possibility to uplift our country through science, … Read more

Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Looking for a way to change the ICT world? Join Inveneo’s newest competition: to design an ultra-efficient small-scale data center! Inveneo, in partnership with ARM Limited, is launching a solar powered Micro-Data Center Design Challenge, starting today. Inveneo is looking for engineers, researchers, and students to submit innovative designs. The top prize for the competition is $10,000 and … Read more

SA radar sector has marked a major milestone in its history

Late last year the South African electronics industry, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the South African National Defence Force, the Air Traffic and Navigation Services and other institutions celebrated the 75th anniversary of radar in this country. On December 16, 1939, the first South African-built radar was successfully operated for the first … Read more

Go-ahead given for next phase of the SKA

The international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project will now enter its final preconstruction phase. This decision has been taken unanimously by the SKA board of directors and was announced on Monday by the SKA Organisation, which is responsible for leading the project and is based at the Jodrell Bank Observatory near Manchester in … Read more