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I ramble about a number of things - but travel experiences, movies and music feature prominently. See my label cloud for a better idea. All comnments and opinions on this blog are my own, and do not in any way reflect the opinions/position of my employer (past/current/future).

07 July 2012

The Man behind the SKA Bid

A few weeks ago, South Africa won the majority of the bid to host the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Radio Telescope; after a process that took close to a decade to complete. The Mail & Guardian has a brilliant profile of Dr Bernie Fanaroff; the lead in the bid project. Like many prominent persons in government posts, he has a very interesting profile - a mixture of struggle credentials and true achievements.

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