Sarah Wild is an award-winning science journalist. She studied physics, electronics and English literature at Rhodes University in an effort to make herself unemployable. It didn't work and she now writes about participle physics, cosmology and everything in between. In 2012, she published her first full-length non-fiction book Searching African Skies: The Square Kilometre Array and South Africa’s Quest to Hear the Songs of the Stars, and writes science-based children's stories in her spare time.
Those who think developing nations can better spend money used for space exploration are "just wrong", says former Nasa astronaut Mae Jemison.
The Rising Star Expedition - a team consisting mostly of women - has been delving deep into the Cradle of Humankind's caves looking for fossils.
The SKA telescope being built in South Africa is a huge honour for its scientific community, but will it benefit our developing economy?
Less than a month since excavation began at the Cradle of Humankind after a "spectacular" fossil find, scientists have found more than 1 000 fossils.
From a small, slinky satellite, the Cradle's fossil riches and charting how Mars has changed, we bring the latest science news.
Carnarvon embodies South Africa's schizophrenia – this is where world-class science meets poverty.
A sample of the seized yellow cake has been sent to Necsa to determine its chemical composition and where it came from.
Government has launched science and maths programmes in Carnarvon - the town nearest to the SKA site - where poor matric results have become the norm.
Activity during pregnancy isn't just good for mom – it develops their infant's burgeoning brain.
The Melville Koppies were home to Tswana and Sotho clans, and the remnants are still visible.