A link to an interesting article.
BBC News - Siting decision due on Square Kilometre Array
"A decision is due later on where to site one of the great scientific projects of the 21st Century.
and South Africa
have been competing to host the 1.5bn-euro (£1.2bn) Square Kilometre Array
, a giant next-generation radio telescope.
The SKA's huge fields of antennas will sweep the sky for answers to the major outstanding questions in astronomy."