Skeletal remains of dinosaurs show that they too were once affected by disease.
Tributes have flowed in for UCT statistician Emeritus Professor Tim Dunne, who died in a car accident last weekend.
Nobody has ever seen one. They intrigue and, on some shady shelves of popular culture, even horrify. Matthew McConaughey escaped from one’s clutches in 2014’s Interstellar, but how much do we actually know about black holes?
A group of international researchers, including UCT seismologist Dr Alastair Sloan, have shown that ruptures from earthquakes on thrust faults can jump between fault segments 50 km apart – 10 times farther than previously thought – increasing the likelihood of ‘double earthquakes’ in many regions around the world.