Science

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Helps South Africa Launch 3 Nanosatellites

In a first for South Africa's space industry, three locally produced nanosatellites will be launched into space later...

SA Scientists Under Attack For ‘Creating’ Omicron

Scientists in South Africa have received death threats from people accusing them of "creating new variants" prompting the...

Covid-19 Spike Driven By Omicron Delays Nuclear Imbizo

The spike in Covid-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant has spooked organisers of the Nuclear Technology Imbizo...

Discovery Health Says Pfizer Jabs Effective Against Omicron

Discovery Health on Tuesday said its research shows the effectiveness of the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination in preventing...

SA Invites BRICS Scientists To Research Covid-19

South Africa has invited scientists from fellow BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, and China – to work...

SA Satellite SumbandilaSat Expires, Deorbits

The South African satellite known as SumbandilaSat (Pathfinder in Venda) is reaching the end of its life, the...

UKZN Successfully Tests Satellite Launching Rocket

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's (UKZN) Aerospace Systems Research Group (ASReG) on Thursday said it has successfully tested a...

Maloti-Drakensberg: Climate Research Begins

Maloti-Drakensberg this week became part of the global research project on the impact of climate change on alpine...

US Drug Maker Seeks Approval For New Covid Pill

American multinational pharmaceutical company Merck and partner Ridgeback Biotherapeutics say they plan to seek "emergency authorisation" for their...