Quest Volume 15 Number 1 2019

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Date
2019
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Publisher
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Sponsorship
Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Abstract
The periodic table –past and present celebrating the 150th anniversary of the periodic table’s discovery - transition metals elements in groups 3 to 12 benefit society in a variety of ways - elements of a smartphone our phones contain many different periodic table elements, with very specific functions - Isotope geochemistry Roger Diamond gives an introductory overview of isotopes and the information they yield - Ötzi the iceman isotopes reveal the life story of a man who lived 5 000 years ago feature - making massive leaps in electronics at nanoscale Schalk Mouton meets a rising star of the physics lab - lighting up what we cannot see Lize Engelbrecht shares some useful applications of fluorescence microscopy - hydrogen power - Nicklaus Kruger explains the benefits of hydrogen as a fuel for the future. - the fly has flown Julie Coetzee tells us about the release of a new biological control agent.
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Cite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2019). Quest: Science for South Africa, 15(1). [Online] Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/108
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Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2019). Quest: Science for South Africa, 15(1). [Online] Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/108
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Non-Peer Reviewed