So what's up with the sun why is solar max proving to be a little on the mini side? An interesting public lecture entitled "Solar Max - Why No Big Bangs Yet?" presented by Kobus Olckers, SANSA Space Weather Officer,

A group of 14 students, who are registered for the Honours degree course under the National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) at University of Cape Town, attended a Summer School on the "Introduction to Space Physics" at SANSA Space

SANSA Space Science hosted the 2013 Ionospheric Monitoring in Africa Workshop, 24 - 25 January 2013.  The workshop brought together scientists from various European and African countries in an effort to highlight the current state of Africa's ground-based ionospheric monitoring

A SANSA Space Weather team attended the Ninth European Space Weather Week (ESWW9) at the Académie Royale de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium from 5 - 9 November 2012. ESWW9 was attended by over 300 researchers, forecasters and users of Space Weather

Embarking on a journey to the frozen continent of Antarctica is a once in a life time experience filled with mixed emotions of excitement and anxiety about what lies ahead. Cornelia Oberholzer, Philip Mey, Padraig Riley, Paul McQueen, Nadia Hansa, Claire

A High Temperature SQUID (Superconducting Quantum Interference Device) sensor was recently installed at SANSA Space Science in a dedicated non-magnetic hut. The SQUID was installed and is operated in collaboration with the University of Stellenbosch. With features such as shielding, mechanical