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Girls wearing safety goggles sitting at lab table (Courtesy of MEDO)

Schoolgirls help build Africa’s first private satellite

South Africa is getting its first private satellite, thanks to an ambitious group of schoolgirls and the Meta Economic Development Organization.
Men sitting on motorcycles along street (© AP Images)

Jakarta’s traffic trials give rise to a tech success

The ride-hailing mobile app Go-Jek has seen a surge in use over the past few weeks in congested Jakarta, Indonesia, and has expanded its offerings.
The Milky Way galaxy (Anne Dirkse)

Where can you see the Milky Way at night?

The Milky Way may be lost to many humans now because of light pollution, but there are people working to bring it back for future generations.
President Obama speaking at podium (© AP Images)

‘This was an act of terror and an act of hate’

President Obama expresses his condolences to those affected by the mass shooting and suspected terrorist attack at a gay nightclub.