The DA’s 2016 Cabinet Report Card Former SABC Acting CEO Phil Molefe is expected to testify before the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC on Friday. Molefe is one of three witnesses scheduled to appear before the Adhoc Committee. On Thursday the committee said it would issue a … [Read More...]
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Helix Nebula - Unraveling at the Seams
A dying star is throwing a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX), which NASA has lent to the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. In death, the star's dusty outer layers are unraveling into space, glowing from the intense ultraviolet radiation.
Seeing Beyond the 'Monkey Head'
Scores of baby stars shrouded by dust are revealed in this infrared image of the star-forming region NGC 2174.
The Shocking Behavior of a Speedy Star
Roguish runaway stars can have a big impact on their surroundings as they plunge through the Milky Way galaxy. Their high-speed encounters shock the galaxy, creating arcs, as seen in this newly released image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.
Finding 'Yellowballs' in our Milky Way
Volunteers using the web-based Milky Way Project brought star-forming features nicknamed "yellowballs" to the attention of researchers, who later showed that they are a phase of massive star formation.
Giant Ring of Black Holes
Just in time for Valentine's Day comes a new image of a ring - not of jewels - but of black holes. This composite image of Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies located about 430 million light years from Earth, shows X-rays from the NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory (pink) and optical data from the Hubble Space Telescope (red, green, blue) produce
News & Opinion
The following statement was delivered by DA Leader Mmusi Maimane MP, at a press conference in Parliament. He was joined … [Read More...]
The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein has set aside the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court which allowed … [Read More...]
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Mike Muller, Visiting Adjunct Professor, University of the Witwatersrand A lot of what is being presented as radical … [Read More...]