Category : Physics & Engineering

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%...
Physics & Engineering

3D-inspired hi-tech buoy takes African marine monitoring to new levels

A new real-time measuring buoy can change the way the maritime industry operates, writes Dirk Muller in The Conversation Africa. ——————————————————————       A hi-tech buoy...