UK aid for African radio astronomy

The Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA) project, a joint venture between the UK, South Africa and African partner nations, aims to provide development, education, training and careers advice to Africans through radio astronomy and related technical disciplines.

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Fig. 1: The newly commissioned 32-m radio telescope in Accra, Ghana.

image courtesy of Andrews Dzodzomenyo and the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory (GRAO)

Fig. 2: The May 2018 annual meeting of the DARA project.

image courtesy of Ian Jones (GES Ltd)

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Hoare, M.G. UK aid for African radio astronomy. Nat Astron 2, 505–506 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-018-0515-z

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