Lithium was the only metal produced in the Big Bang that created the universe. We know it is mined here on Earth, but where it is created in the universe is less well understood.
A small LED torch that emits deep red light and costs just R260 to make could help improve declining eyesight, scientists have said.
Two “super-Earths” have been discovered orbiting one of the brightest red dwarf stars in the sky. About half as big as the sun, GJ 887 is just 11 light years away.
The interior ocean in Jupiter’s moon Europa may be able to sustain life, Nasa scientists believe. Their work is based on computer simulations of the reservoirs below the ice-shell surface.
Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule delivered Nasa astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday.
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire South African-born entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday.
Nasa and SpaceX are preparing for the first manned launch to take off from American soil since 2011. Watch the livestream here.
SpaceX is on course to make history on Wednesday as it launches two astronauts into space, the first time a private company has attempted to do so.
The scientific community’s support for South Africa’s management of the coronavirus outbreak risks being undermined by the health ministry’s harsh response to criticism from a leading expert.
On 27 May, two US astronauts are planning to launch from the Kennedy Space Centre on a mission to the International Space Station. What’s remarkable is they will not be launched by Nasa but by a private company.