Largest radio telescope underway

Updated: Jun 04, 2012 16:06 IST

Dawn breaks over a radio telescope dish of the KAT-7 Array pointing skyward at the proposed South African site for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope near Carnavon in the country's remote Northern Cape province in this picture. South Africa is bidding against Australia to host the SKA, which will be the world's largest radio telescope when completed. Reuters/Mike Hutchings
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Dawn breaks over a radio telescope dish of the KAT-7 Array pointing skyward at the proposed South African site for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope near Carnavon in the country's remote Northern Cape province in this picture. South Africa is bidding against Australia to host the SKA, which will be the world's largest radio telescope when completed. Reuters/Mike Hutchings

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