Sci-Tech

Breakthrough Starshot plans to sail to closest star

Project Breakthrough Starshot plans to send robot spacecraft to our closest star, Alpha Centauri, on a trip that will take 20 years.

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Bloodhound SSC: Faster than the speed of sound

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car team aims to break the land speed record, which it holds, by beating 1 600 kph – and they'll be doing it in SA.

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SKA: To the stars and beyond

The Square Kilometre Array, the biggest scientific endeavour in the world, is under construction in SA. We went to see the ground-breaking project.

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Space is for everyone

Dr Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, says developing countries should be involved in space exploration.