Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A rocket developed by the University of KwaZulu-Natal has set a new altitude record by reaching almost 18 kilometres into the earth’s atmosphere at twice the speed of sound. The Phoenix-1B Mark II rocket which used a mix of liquid and solid propellants was carrying [...] Full text...
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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African astronomers have discovered two massive galaxies which are more than 60 times the size of the Milky Way. The galaxies are 3.8 billion light years from Earth. The discovery was made from the multi-billion dollar Meerkat telescope which consists of 64 antennas in [...] Full text...