Visionary scientist Bernie Fanaroff is one of the key individuals responsible for the current growth and strength of astronomy in South Africa.
Scientists on Thursday provided the first look at the monster lurking at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy.
A series of precise measurements of already known, bog-standard particles and processes has threatened to shake up physics.
The International Space Station is set to become busier than usual this week when its crew welcomes aboard four new colleagues from start-up Axiom Space.
Odd radio circles, or ORCs, have puzzled astronomers. But new data from South Africa’s MeerKAT telescope is helping to solve the mystery.
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The International Space Station has often stayed above the fray of geopolitics. That position is under threat.
In a laboratory 50 years ago, a new chemical compound was created that would impact the world as much as any drug, fuel or material.
Five tiny robots will blast off for the moon later this year, part of a scientific mission that envisions the two-wheeled bots scrambling across the lunar surface while taking sophisticated measurements.
There comes a time when the costs and risks of maintaining the International Space Station become too high, and this has been determined to be in 2030.