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Four asteroids on COLLISION course with Earth

It’s a scenario straight out of a Hollywood blockbuster, an asteroid is careening towards Earth and is set to wipe out human existence. To mark Asteroid Day, here are four space rocks on a collision course with our planet. The United Nations fears that the possibility of an asteroid smashing[…]

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SA gears up for lunar eclipse

The longest total eclipse in a century will take place on 27 July 2018 and should be visible in South Africa — weather permitting. What will we see? The full Moon will rise just after sunset on Friday 27 July. At 7:13 pm SA Time (17:13 UT), the Moon will[…]

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Areas of Joburg feel the earth shake

Certain areas of Johannesburg felt the earth shake on Saturday. News24’s Naledi Shange said she felt the ground shake in Pimville, Soweto. “I initially thought it was blasting somewhere around here. The ground shook for a few seconds,” she said. Funiwe Daweti also from Pimville said: “I heard a sound[…]

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