A team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet.
Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 has now set an extraterrestrial distance record.
Mechanical engineering students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal will unveil their new rocket this week.
Items 101 - 110 of 153
A vast ocean of water could be lurking under the thick ice of one of Saturn's moons, according to new findings.
Nasa has cut ties with Russia except for cooperation aboard the International Space Station due to the crisis in Ukraine.
Earth's moon started forming up to 65 million years later than some previous estimates, according to a study.
It sounds like a science fiction movie when one hears what the MeerKAT radio telescope will be doing.
Spending lots of time in microgravity could lead to heart problem, research shows.
Few locals see themselves or the community benefiting from MeerKAt projects, writes Melanie Gosling.
For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study shows.
Complete with underground bunker, newly constructed MeerKAT antenna would not be out of place in a Bond movie.
Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom will launch the first completed antenna of the MeerKAT radio telescope.
Astronomers have found a dwarf planet far beyond the orbit of Pluto and can only guess how it got there.
Join us on
Whether you are a buyer or seller, wegotads is your online marketplace.
Buying a car has never been easy. Motoring.co.za contains a large database of car listings with a user friendly search.
Start searching today »
Find out more about m.iol.co.za and personalise your phone with the latest downloads.
Make sure you find the best available airfares with our easy-to-use search engine.
You are here:
We like to make your life easier
Subscribe to one of our feeds and receive instant news.
Browse IOL on your phone at m.iol.co.za.
Subscribe to our newsletters. News delivered to your inbox!
TwitterJoin us now
FacebookJoin us now
Terms & Conditions
© Copyright 1999 - 2014 Independent Online, a division of Independent Newspapers (Pty) Limited. The copyright in the literary and artistic works contained in this online news publication and its other related and connected websites, as well as in the published editions of group newspapers, their supplements and any other content or material, belongs exclusively to Independent Newspapers (Pty) Limited unless otherwise stated.
The reproduction of any content or material contained in this online news publication and its other related websites as well as the published editions of group newspapers and their supplements is expressly reserved to the publisher, Independent Newspapers (Pty) Limited, under Section 12(7) of the Copyright Act of 1978. Reliance on the information contained in the online news publications and other related content published on this website is done at your own risk and subject to our “terms and conditions”. Independent Newspapers (Pty) Limited has committed itself to The Press Code of Professional Practice which prescribes that news must be reported in a truthful, accurate, fair and balanced manner. If we don't live up to the Press Code please contact The Press Ombudsman 2nd Floor, 7 St David’s Park, St David’s Place, Parktown, 2193 or PO Box 47221, Parklands 2121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (www.ombudsman.org.za) or telephone 011 484 3612/8.