OUT NOW: African Science Stars, Special Astronomy and Space issue

Science Stars is pleased to announce the availability of the second issue of its quarterly African Science Stars magazine. Physical copies of the magazine are currently being distributed whilst the full magazine can also be downloaded online in PDF format.

Acknowledging the rise of Astronomy in Africa this latest issue delves deep into African Science trends, the team visit Sutherland and Botswana, three key leading lady scientists are profiled, Africa’s Top 10 Astronomy Universities are profiled, Egypt’s Dr Somaya Saad gives us the history of Astronomy in Egypt, upcoming Astronomy events are listed and this issue further carries more stories that give the young prospective reader insights on funding, trends and science factsheets. There are also a number of interactive give-aways in this latest issue as well as Space Science career insights.

The digital copy of African Science Stars can be downloaded on issuu.com (search for “African Science Stars Issue 2”) or go directly to: https://issuu.com/africansciencestars/docs/african_science_stars_issue_2 or https://assap.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ASSIssue2.pdf online. 

African Science Stars is distributed throughout South Africa, SADC countries and selected northern African countries. Primarily to: Science Centres, Universities, High Schools, Astro tourism sites, Road shows, Astronomical societies, Government ministries, Political parties’ offices, AU (via Africa Desk), Embassies ( via BM Diplomatic Consulting), Government libraries, DSI, SAAO, SARAO, SAASTA, SANSA, NRF, AFAS, AFAS Members, SADC STI, GCIS, African Space Agency, African Planetarium Society, IAU-OAD and the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology institute. The magazine is also available at selected Airport’s business lounges, Hotels and BnBs and libraries. 

African Science Stars magazine’s objective is to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to high school learners in rural and township schools throughout Africa. The magazine is edited by award-winning editor and academic, Unathi Kondile, who holds an MA in Media Studies from the University of Cape Town. Kondile works closely with the Department of Science & Innovation, the African Astronomical Society (AfAS), the International Astronomical Union Office of Astronomy for Development (IAU OAD) and various university staff members in science faculties.

 Websites: www.assap.co.za  |  www.africansciencestars.com  | https://issuu.com/africansciencestars/docs

For more information contact the editor: Unathi Kondile on +27 (0)82 619 8937 or email unathi@sciencestars.co.za