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Potential technological spin-offs from MeerKAT and the South African Square Kilometre Array bid

David B. Davidson
South African Journal of Science | Vol 108, No 1/2 | a1050 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajs.v108i1/2.1050 | © 2012 David B. Davidson | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 14 December 2011 | Published: 24 January 2012

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David B. Davidson, Stellenbosch University, South Africa


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