The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Month: April 2024

49 New Galaxies Uncovered by MeerKAT in 2 Hours

Cosmic treasure hunt! The MeerKAT telescope strikes gold with the discovery of 49 gas-rich galaxies, nicknamed the '49ers'.

NORTHERN CAPE – The MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa continues to demonstrate its incredible capabilities by aiding in the discovery of 49 new gas-rich galaxies. The serendipitous discovery came during a short observation session of just over two hours, far exceeding the expectations of the researchers who were initially aiming to study just a […]

LPG Facility in Hermanus to Conduct Siren Test on Friday

Stock photo by Brett Jordan.

HERMANUS – A new bulk Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) depot, the Gas Hub, will soon open in the Hermanus Business Park. As part of safety regulations, a siren test will be conducted on Friday, April 5, 2024, between 12:00 and 13:00. The siren, which will be very loud, is expected to be audible within a […]

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