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Every drop counts: watching water from space

In this article from Science Today, Keneilwe Hlahane of the University of Cape Town writes about how satellites are used to monitor the water quality in our dams. The water is green, a clear sign that it is polluted. Dense mats of algal blooms float on the surface of the dam, turning the water a dark…

Source: www.sciencealert.com

Shisa Sayensi- Isayensi yeviki 30 uLwezi 2016

Nazi ezihamba phambili ezeSayensi eNingizimu Afrikha kuleliviki. Shisa Sayensi! Isimanga amantombazane akha isathelaythi Ukwakha isathelaythi ezothunyelwa emkhathini lapho khona izothumela imilayezo ebalulekile phansi emhlabeni kuthatha ubuchwepheshe obumangalisayo. Yize kunjalo, iqembu lamantombazane esikole anesathelaythi ezotshuza iye emkhathini ngonyaka ozayo. Amantombazane lawa asuka ezikoleni ezahlukene ezweni lonke, aqeqeshwe ososayensi nonjiniyela abasebenza ngokwezomkhathi namasathelaythi. Izinga lokuqeqesheka kwabo selibenze…

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Klein satelliet ‘billik én slimmer’

‘n Maatskappy in Somerset-Wes ontwikkel ’n kompakte satelliet wat te koop aangebied sal word. Dr. Sias Mostert, uitvoerende hoof van Space Commercial Services Aerospace Group (SCSAG), het aan Die Burger gesê hulle het aanvanklik begin om maatskappye en lande met die aanwending van satelliete te help. “Dit is een ding om ’n satelliet te bou…

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SA technologies could aid in the search for #MH370

How do you lose a plane? And how do you find it once it’s lost? In this episode, a pilot, an air traffic controller, a satellite tracking expert and a researcher working on underwater sensing technologies helps us piece together the mystery of the missing Malaysian flight MH370.