The Gauteng provincial government has incurred more than R1.6 billion in legal expenses over the past five years. More than R684 million of this was incurred in the 2015/16 financial year alone. A consolidation of legal fees for the provincial government over a five year period … [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 Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein has set aside the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court which allowed … [Read More...]
Reduced speed limits, heavy vehicles to be banned during rush hour... in 2015, Wheels24 reported on new draft road and … [Read More...]
Mike Muller, Visiting Adjunct Professor, University of the Witwatersrand A lot of what is being presented as radical … [Read More...]
By Zohra Dawood, Director: Centre for Unity in Diversity FW de Klerk Foundation On 23 November 2016, Parliament’s … [Read More...]