MeerLicht: SA’s newest optical telescope

For the past decade, astronomers have grappled with the mystery of fast radio bursts, fleeting blasts of intense cosmic energy lasting just a few...

Apply for DARA Big Data Advanced Training Programme

We are also happy to announce that applications for DARA Big Data Science Policy Fellowships and MSc Advanced Training Program are open. The DARA Big Data...

African Aviation at a Threshold

In the African aviation industry, the cup is half full. There are still many things to be done to explore the full potential of...

SKA-Driven Big Data Challenge in Africa: Science, Innovation and Opportunity Conference

With MeerKAT expected to be fully operational in 2018, the era of Big Data has officially dawned in Africa. With the SKA project on...

South Africa launched the world’s first optical telescope linked to a...

Scientists in South Africa recently launched the world's first optical telescope linked to a radio telescope, combining "eyes and ears" to try to unravel...

Vacancy: Communications Intern for the LIRA 2030 programme

The International Council for Science (ICSU) is recruiting a Communications Intern to support the LIRA 2030 programme, starting as soon as possible. The intern will...

Eddie Ndopu wants to be the first wheelchair user in space

Activist Eddie Ndopu who was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy at the age of two, but has conquered life ever since became the first...

Southern African Large Telescope discovers binary star system

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Sutherland has discovered a binary star system in The Hourglass...

This start-up is using abandoned buses to drive STEM program in...

STEM education is important because our world depends on it; the economy, our general well-being and our survival are all backed by science, technology,...