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From SKA: "MeerKAT joins the ranks of the world's great scientific instruments through its First Light image"


16 July 2016
Lorenzo Raynard, SKA SA Communication Manager
(+27) 71 454 0658

IMAGE 1: MeerKAT First Light image. Each white dot represents the intensity of radio waves recorded with 16 dishes of the MeerKAT telescope in the Karoo (when completed, MeerKAT will consist of 64 dishes and associated systems). 1,122 more words

Basic Research

First light

There’s a free zone in time, a moment when it is no longer night but neither day. There’s a limbo, a smoky screen where the limits are confused and the differences are cancelled.


SW-40 completed and on the air!

It’s a great feeling.

My thus far relatively modest journey into homebrewing had another high water point as I finally completed this QRP transceiver, and even better, made my first QSO with it out camping in the woods! 972 more words


Haiku at first light

Daybreak message: “Halt!”
On dark door, a burst of light—
Begin again: “Hope!”


First light, first morning of winter....

Wednesday was the 1st of June and the first official day of winter here in Australia.  This last week has been cold – the day before saw dawn temperatures down to -4 C.   28 more words