It will be the world's biggest astronomy experiment. This is a wonderful thing for African science. UWC has been involved in this project and have become increasingly strong in astrophysics.Prof Maartens explains that the apartheid regime deliberately created UWC to be an inferior university, but instead the institution is breaking ground in the fields of science research and IT.
The apartheid plan to turn UWC into an inferior university has failed. UWC has turned the tables to become an increasingly successful university. — Professor Roy Maartens, SKA Research Prof at UWCProf Maartens says that the university is invested in raising up a new generation of scientists, pioneers and thought leaders in South Africa. SOURCE: 702