The launch of construction of the Square Kilometre Array-Mid telescope outside the town of Carnarvon,  in Northern Cape, South Africa. Photo: Reuters
The launch of construction of the Square Kilometre Array-Mid telescope outside the town of Carnarvon, in Northern Cape, South Africa. Photo: Reuters

Western Australia eager to expand China space research, investment with ‘science not bound by borders’

  • Western Australia is co-host of a global radio telescope project, along with South Africa, with China, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Switzerland also members
  • Projects like the Square Kilometre Array are viewed as ‘obvious candidates’ for China and Australia cooperation

The launch of construction of the Square Kilometre Array-Mid telescope outside the town of Carnarvon,  in Northern Cape, South Africa. Photo: Reuters
The launch of construction of the Square Kilometre Array-Mid telescope outside the town of Carnarvon, in Northern Cape, South Africa. Photo: Reuters
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