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Asteroid Discovered Just Hours Before it Exploded over Botswana

It would have been terrifying to be a citizen of Botswana on early Saturday evening. A blindingly white orb suddenly streaked down the sky...

MeerLicht: SA’s newest optical telescope

For the past decade, astronomers have grappled with the mystery of fast radio bursts, fleeting blasts of intense cosmic energy lasting just a few...

South Africa launched the world’s first optical telescope linked to a...

Scientists in South Africa recently launched the world's first optical telescope linked to a radio telescope, combining "eyes and ears" to try to unravel...

Southern African Large Telescope discovers binary star system

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Sutherland has discovered a binary star system in The Hourglass...

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