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Giant Telescope's Mobile-Phone 'Dead Zones' Rile South African Residents


Prototype dish for Square Kilometre Array

South Africa has already built prototype dishes that will form part of the Square Kilometre Array, which will be the world's largest radio telescope.

Credit: Mujahid Safodien/AFP/Getty

A map showing how mobile-phone use might be restricted because of a giant radio telescope in South Africa has angered people who will live near the instrument—deepening a rift between the local farming community and those backing the project.

From Nature
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