UCT Faculty of Science student Hannah Simon broke rare ground when her article about the tension between social and environmental justice was published in the South African Journal of Science.
Giant, exceptional gem diamonds, like the Cullinan, grew from liquid metal pockets deep in the Earth's mantle aeons ago. But these unique time capsules have other stories to tell.
14 February 2017
In an extract from his book Human Origins, Associate Professor John Compton from the Department of Geological Sciences, describes how dust and gas from an exploding supernova came together to form our sun and the planets, among them Earth, the one planet within the habitable zone of our solar system that we call home.