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1st April 2014
"At 13h00, we went to Olive Schreiner Hall for a presentation by Michelle Knights called the SKA: Africa’s Journey Beyond The Stars. This was my favourite of them all. Michelle told us about how...

Scifest Africa says a spectacular "Thank you!"

20th March 2014
The City of Grahamstown and visitors to Scifest Africa, South Africa’s National Science Festival, were bid thank you and farewell with breathtaking five-ship aerobatics by the Silver Falcons, th...

Upcoming Events

After the Golden Age of Cosmology

26th April
Members of the public are welcome to an Open Night at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town on 26 April 2014, starting at 20h00. Dr. Navin Sivanandam (AIMS) will present a tal...

Natural Science Olympiad

8th May
Learners write the Natural Science Olympiad at their schools.   For more information contact: Onica Phayane, email:


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