Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy. The announcement was made at simultaneous press conferences around the world. Professor Roger Deane, an Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria and Director for the...
On 28 February 2022, the Conversation Africa published an article co-authored by Professor Tjaart Kruger and Professor Emil Roduner titled "Unpacking a mystery of physics: Why processes in nature operate only in one direction".
The work of the UP team led by Prof Ncholu Manyala takes Africa and the world closer to the elusive “Water-Energy-Waste Nexus” – a recycling loop where water used to grow food can be cleaned using energy from food waste.
“It’s very important for women to uplift each other,” says UP graduate Shilpa Ranchod, a researcher in radio astronomy. She chats about what inspired her career choice and about women in science supporting one another.
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