Quest Volume 15 Number 3 2019 

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2019)

Cite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2019). Quest: Science for South Africa, 15(3). [Online] Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/126

Magazine

Machine learning: Benjamin Rosman gives us an introductory overview - The rise of the machines in our quest to understand the universe: Michelle Lochner explains how machine learning is used in astronomy and cosmology - Quantum machine learning: Betony Adams, Francesco Petruccione and Maria Schuld explain what it is and how it can help us - Machine learning for biomedical engineering: A Stellenbosch University research group shares its machine learning experience - Seeing spots and counting chirps: Ian Durbach tells us how machine learning can be used in ecological surveys - Shark! Machine learning for beach safety - #LINO19: Katekani Shingange and Francis Otieno tell us about their Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting experience - Building new forms of matter, brick by LEGO® brick: Ben Skuse reports on the #LINO19 lecture by Wolfgang Ketterle - Fifth centenary of world’s first circumnavigation: Helen Swingler reports on an exhibition to mark the quincentenary - Scientific repercussions of the first circumnavigation: Álvaro de la Cruz-Dombriz shows how discoveries made 500 years ago remain relevant today - Standing up for clean air: Danielle Millar and Caradee Wright highlight the need for action on air pollution - ASSAf reaches out for National Science Week - Wood-munching fungus has genome decoded - Body of work on Basotho medicinal plants - My science fair journey - Math-Art steams ahead - Nectar-lapping lizards pollinate hidden flowers - Books - Puzzles - Subscription.