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 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 in 2013 she was named the best science journalist in Africa by Siemens in their 2013 Pan-African Profiles Awards.
Foundation for Space Development plans to land a probe on the moon or put one into orbit around it and then project the images to Africa's classrooms.
Rhodes University's Professor Tebello Nyokong wants to produce students who push the boundaries of innovation.
A scheme to improve emerging farmers’ livestock is improving the gene pool.
We’ve all seen it in movies, but can supercomputers really rise up and reign supreme over humanity?
The massive radio telescope, which will form part of the Square Kilometre Array, is projected to be completed on time despite delays.
Fear of Ebola and the turbines used for wind farms pose a critical threat to an animal fundamental to our ecosystems.
Astrophysicist Bernie Fanaroff was chosen to head the SKA project; with his experience and political credentials he led the company in its mission.
Fanaroff will retire at the end of next year, but will be acting as strategic advisor on the project from January 1 2016 until December 2017.
Pro and amateur writers are dusting off old plots, sprucing up characters and polishing book settings in readiness for National Novel Writing Month.
Six dishes were expected by next month, but only one exists so far as a result of a metalworkers' strike and logistical problems.