Have any of you noticed the way that social media, apps, smartphones and artificial intelligence have changed the way that we interact with each other and relate to each other? It has even changed the way that we do things. In the same way, the worlds of manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, and governance are being impacted by new “smart” technologies. These technologies will change the way our society works and how we relate to one another at many levels.

Before we try to get a better grasp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, let us have a look at a timeline of previous industrial revolutions.

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This article is proudly sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology


We can't believe that it is already time for all our readers to go back-to-school! 

In this edition of Spaza Space, we focus on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4). Find out about previous industrial revolutions, artificial intelligence, robotics and all the changes that IR4 will bring.

Finally, catch up on the launch of South Africa's most advanced satellite - the ZACube-2!

We wish all our readers the very best for the year ahead, and look forward to interacting with you in 2019!

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Thank you to the Department of Science and Technology for partnering with us on this edition.



Our latest edition of Spaza Space is themed around the newest edition to South Africa's telescope family - The MeerKAT Radio Telescope.

Here is our latest edition of Spaza Space, along with fun activities that will be distributed to 150 science clubs and 30 science centres in all 9 provinces of South Africa.

Download Spaza Space and the SARAO insert here (this will open in a new window).


Get ready to download and complete the fun activity worksheets below (each worksheet will open in a new window)



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