Tag : University of Cape Town

Space & Astronomy

A remarkable scientist – and a stellar role model

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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...
Climate & Earth

It’s about the people for climate change scientist Jessica Thorn

Engela Duvenage
  Dr Jessica Thorn was recently announced as part of the first three Women in Climate Change Science Fellows, an initiative of the African Institute...
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George Ellis: the down-to-earth cosmologist

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For somebody who has spent much of his time thinking about the structure of the universe, Professor George Ellis is remarkably down-to-earth. Over the past...
#ScibraaiMenu Animal Science

What’s on KZN’s crowned eagles’ menu?

Engela Duvenage
  This one’s for bird lovers, especially those who spend their time watching the feathered inhabitants of KwaZulu-Natal. A new study in the Ostrich journal...
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Plastics are the death of sea turtles – @Scibraai Monday Menu

Engela Duvenage
Pieces of plastic floating in our oceans are creating an often life-threatening problem for our sea life. Of the 40 loggerhead turtles that died after...