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SKA Project Visited By President Zuma To Celebrate An African Science Success Story
2012-10-09 17:39:40

South Africa's President joined dignitaries, scientists, a large media contingent and members of the local community in the small town of Carnarvon today to celebrate South Africa's successful bid to build the world's largest scientific instrument — the Square Kilometre Array — in Africa. President Jacob Zuma touched down by helicopter at the telescope site about 100 km from Carnarvon where the first seven telescope dishes are already operational. The newly appointed Minister...

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2010-12-09 13:27:41

The minister of science and technology said that South Africa unveiled its national space agency on Thursday, aiming to become a leader in earth observation technology across the continent in 10 years. "Our combined efforts at enhancing South Africa's space capabilities will be of immense value to the scientific community in the Southern African region," Naledi Pandor said, as quoted by the AFP news agency. "We believe (the launch of SANSA) will stimulate investment and the local scientific...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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