Quest Volume 13 Number 1 2017

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2017)

Cite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2017). Quest: Science for South Africa, 13(1). [Online] Available at:

Contents: Time machine in my pocket: Hannah Worters shares the excitement of installing a new telescope; Degrading proteins: cell maintenance: Ben Loos looks at the amazing process of autophagy; African skies: Sivuyile Manxoyi reflects on the indigenous astronomy of southern African peoples; Containing explosions: Genevieve Langdon shows how materials science is used to contain explosions; Tour de science: Quest goes on a science tour; Science in tomorrow’s classroom: Carlo Laj, Friedrich Barnikel, Wendy Taylor and Daksha Naran outline 15 years of geosciences workshops for teachers; A lure at both ends: puff adders leave nothing to chance; Deep secrets revealed: research expedition sheds light on deep-sea ecosystems; Cellphone-based maths competition subtracts Mxit, adds Android; Wits researchers find techniques to improve carbon superlattices for quantum electronic device applications; Who made the art? Researchers find way to identify the sex of the artists who created ancient rock art.

Publisher: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Sponsorship: Sponsored by Dept of Science and Technology
Peer review status: Non-Peer Reviewed