Astronomy in South Africa: SALT, SKA and Growing the Local Community
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 8 a.m. — 9 a.m. MST
AURA Lecture Hall
I'll give an overview of big Astronomy projects in South Africa, particular the MeerKat/SKA radio telescope and SALT, the 10m-class optical telescope. I'll also discuss efforts to ensure the massive investment in Astronomy is worthwhile for South Africa.