Sarah Wild is a multiaward-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 particle 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 in 2013 she was named the best science journalist in Africa by Siemens in their 2013 Pan-African Profiles Awards.
A camera for ultraviolet light led to an innovation that is now sold the world over.
The Square Kilometre Array Organisation is confident it will gain new member countries to fund the €2bn radio telescope.
Empathy from the council? The City of Johannesburg's social media man gives service delivery gripes a human touch.
Pluto is back to being everyone's favourite planet that's not a planet.
Tumelo Komape, known to the Twittersphere as TK, has the unenviable task of responding to an entire city's complaints and frustrations.
Anger has been growing over embargoes on published works that "limit access to knowledge and make academics' work outdated".
Data and computing initiatives are joining forces to forge a high-speed research network for South Africa.
Ever wondered what it's like to use the internet at speeds of up to 10 gigabits a second? You may have to go back to university to find out.
A groundbreaking local scientific study has found that homosexuality is completely normal.
Uganda is one of the countries in Africa where homosexuality is a crime, but its Academy of Sciences has agreed that being gay is a natural phenomena.