Scifest Africa 2016 offered more than 56,000 visitors from Southern Africa a festival programme consisting of 65 exhibitions and 706 events, presented by 328 contributors from 76 organisations in South Africa and six other countries, and received media coverage to the value of ZAR 5,6 million from 1 January - 31 March 2016.
Here are a few links to the cool videos from Scifest 2016
Scifest Africa 2016 - The Grand Official Opening Gala
Beneath the skin productions- Speed Hunter
Dr Rob Gess, Albany Museum - The unusual coelacanth fossil find
Clarice Greyling - Detection of learning difficulties
Case Rijsdijk Astronomical Society of SA - Telescopes as time machines
Professor Eric Wilcots, USA - Welcome to the neighbourhood
iRhini Science Festival
Yolanda Nkala, Centre of Science and Technology, Cape Town – Innovation
Shagita Gounden, SKA SA - The Square Kilometre Array radio telescope
Kate Robey, Council for Geoscience - The role of groundwater in South Africa
Janet Kalis, RU - Exploring the genealogy of the clans on the Wild Coast
Professor William Edmonson NIA, USA - The big picture
Jim Adams NASA - Solving the technological challenges of the Journey to Mars
Dr Stephen Ashworth – Kitchen Chemistry: Seconds
Lucy Hunt - How the length of acquaintanceship predicts attractiveness
Dr Graham Walker, Australia – Dr Graham’s Blow-up Science
Professor Mike Bruton - Who was South Africa’s greatest inventor?
Habib Noorbhai - The evolution of the backlift batting technique in cricket
The Best of Die Physikanten
Revealing secrets of the universe: NASA’s missions to the dwarf planets Ceres and Pluto
Jim Adams, NASA, USA Technology: How investing in space is changing your life on Earth
Adriana Marais, UKZN Centre for Quantum Technology Quantum what what
Kelly Jardim, St Andrew’s School, Welkom Improving speed and accuracy in reading
If I told you science has limits, would you believe me?
Breaking down barriers in the STEM field
Dr Ellen Stofan, NASA, USA Looking outward, inward and homeward: NASA science and you
Dr Catherine Coleman, NASA Astronaut Office, USA Space exploration: What’s next for NASA
Meet a Mars rover driver
FameLab South Africa
Dr Claudia Alexander, NASA - The Rosetta Mission: To land on a moving comet
Dr Wanda L. Diaz Merced, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA - Music from the stars
Panel Discussion: NASA: Setting science alight
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