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[New study] SA Super Rugby teams clocked up more kilometers

Engela Duvenage
A study that calculates just how far Super Rugby teams travel was sparked by three Australian academics’ hopes to pick the right side to back...
Human & Social Physics & Engineering Science Communication Space & Astronomy

Between science and society: Northern Cape communities struggle with the telescope in their backyards

Paul Kennedy
“Will the SKA affect pregnancies in the area?” The question comes in Afrikaans, in a rough voice belonging to someone who has lived a much...
Climate & Earth Human & Social Physics & Engineering Policy & Development

Why South Africa is finding it difficult to wean itself off coal

South Africa has made domestic and international commitments to climate change mitigation. But the country continues to depend on coal-fired power plants, which provide 92%...