South African climate experts have warned of the pending El Niño system building in the Pacific Ocean.
Vanessa McBride has been appointed as science director at the International Science Council.
Zircon crystals are giving scientists a deeper understanding about the age of the moon and its formation.
A stretch goal for the coming decade is the creation of a large-scale quantum computer free of errors.
Scientists Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus and Alexei Ekimov won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for quantum dot technology.
Scientists Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L’Huillier have won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman, who helped pave the way for Covid-19 vaccines, have won the Nobel Prize for Medicine.
The CEO of Jeff Bezos’s space company Blue Origin, Bob Smith, will step down at the end of the year.
When a Virgin Galactic flight soared into space on 8 September, there were two fossils of ancient prehuman relatives aboard.
Stellenbosch-based engineers have received a R200-million contract to produce 60 receivers for the SKA radio telescope.