Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
University of Pretoria nuclear physicist Dr Thabsile Thabethe has self-published a series of children's books that are creating excitement among parents whose knowledge of maths and science is a bit fuzzy.
Local teen Phoebe Mgxaji (16) made South Africa proud at one of the largest science competitions in the world.
Astronomers have finally unveiled the first photo of a black hole. Here are some interesting points.
Work by researchers operating the Southern African Large Telescope in the Northern Cape has confirmed that a white dwarf star is cannibalising its companion star.
The commitment to double government spending on research and development would mean that spending could increase to more than R64bn by 2028.
Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has joined in criticism of a column written by the SA Institution of Civil Engineering's CEO, in which he questioned the place of women in engineering.
WE ALL agree that electronics is fascinating.
While Africa holds the most diverse gene pool in the world, scientists have not figured out the order of the DNA sequence of African populations.
A group of young data science students have developed a system called "Rock Pulse" - an early warning and monitoring system that detects rock stability in mines and reduces the risk of mining accidents.
As a social entrepreneur with a passion for education, Bathabile Mpofu has come up with a low-cost, high-impact solution for delivering science kits to underserved schools in SA.
Researchers found the body of a 42 000-year-old foal frozen in the Siberian permafrost. Now they are planning to bring its species back to life.
It's great news when a discovery or progress is made in any field and it's always important to acknowledge the person behind all the hard work.
Scientists have managed to capture the first-ever image of a black hole by correlating data from a global network of radio telescopes.
And maybe you should consider 'it' too.
Minister of Science and Technology Mmamaloko Kubayi-Ngubane has said traditional jobs are already being lost due to automation and traditional commerce disruptions with the rise of electronic commerce and services.
Components from SA institutions are due to help scientists understand how particles behave inside matter at a temperature of 5.5-trillion degrees Celcius
A new nanosatellite, developed by Cape Peninsula University of Technology and the French South African Institute of Technology will soon be launched into space. Watch.
Considering the threat of automation, is job security more guaranteed for those in scientific and technological jobs compared to those in fields that require more advanced interpersonal skills?
Mastering grade 8 and 9 maths, science or accounting is now as easy as scan, watch and learn – without data or an internet connection.
Karoo high school wins medals in Young Scientists competition.
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