One day, when a herdsman was tending his chief’s cattle upon a hill somewhere in Southern Africa, the Tokoloshe appeared. With a tendency for mischief, the Tokoloshe decided to steal a couple of cows, and disappear.
How do you explain a lot of complicated science to a group of people consisting mainly of non-scientists? That’s easy if you are Dr Claire Lee, a particle physicist working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland.
I am ashamed to admit that in two years of being at Rhodes University the old white and partly brown-stained building next to the Drostdy Arch has never struck me as interesting. But Scifest is in town, taking me where I have never been.
TOUR DE ROAD: SANRAL Training Academy candidates (from left) Abednigo Bhila, Siphesihle Bulose and Serisha Sukraj, explained the importance of civil engineering to learners from Johnson Nqonqoza Senior Secondary School in Summerset East.