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YouTube steers viewers to climate denial videos: nonprofit

YouTube has driven millions of viewers to climate denial videos, a US activist group said on Thursday as it called for stopping "free promotion...

‘One giant leap’: US marks Apollo mission 50 years on

President Trump has relaunched the race to re-conquer the Moon — this time with the first woman — and to journey onwards to Mars

NASA rings in New Year with historic flyby of faraway world

The spaceship was to collect 900 images over the course of a few seconds as it shaved by. Even clearer images should arrive over the next three days

Saying no to sexism in science

There’s nothing innate about scientific ability, but some male scientists, in South Africa and internationally, still believe women can’t cut it

NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years

With today's rocket technology, it would take an astronaut up to nine months to reach Mars

Why NASA chose Senegal to find out more about an asteroid in outerspace

Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years

Nasa blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

The launch marks the first time in nearly a decade that Nasa has had a tool in orbit to measure ice sheet surface elevation across the globe

Zimbabwe’s opposition copies the Kenyan playbook

Raila Odinga told Nelson Chamisa: 'Declare victory early, and keep declaring' — and Chamisa listened

Set course for the heart of the Sun

They promise the earth and never deliver, but sometimes the world’s leaders give us the sun, the moon and the stars

NASA launches historic probe to ‘touch sun’

The unmanned spacecraft's mission is to get closer than any human-made object ever to the centre of our solar system

Oh great, even more water on Mars

We used to laugh at the idea that Mars had canals — now it turns out there’s a whole fricking lake

Rare meteorite recovery in Botswana can help reveal secrets of outer space

Each meteorite is a piece of the puzzle to understanding our solar system

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.