Category : Space & Astronomy

Space & Astronomy

A remarkable scientist – and a stellar role model

Astronomer Prof. Renée C. Kraan-Korteweg's work on the large-scale structure and distance scale of galaxies has made her an internationally-recognised researcher, but it is as...
Health & Medical Space & Astronomy

Die nierdokter wat 51 lewens gered het

Elsabé Brits
Tien jaar gelede het dr Elmi Muller die eerste nieroorplantings in Suid-Afrika op MIV-positiewe ontvangers gedoen. Sy het sedertdien al 51 sulke oorplantings gedoen. Ten...
Space & Astronomy

David Glasser: working towards economic benefits

On 29 September 1936, David Glasser was born in Alexandria in the Eastern Cape. A strong scholar, he was placed in St Andrews School in...
Space & Astronomy

Bernie Fanaroff brought SA the world’s largest telescope

Engela Duvenage
Dr Bernie Fanaroff did his PhD because of his interest in physics – and in the process developed a way to classify very distant radio...