South Africa Top Sites for Science

    ResearchGATE: Science Network

    Social community for researchers, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among researchers worldwide.

    How Stuff Works is an award winning site covering thousands of topics within its own 10 channels: Auto, Computer, Electronics, Entertainment, Health, Home, Money, People, Science and Travel.

    Everything Maths

    Curriculum aligned textbooks with embedded videos, simulations, powerpoint presentations and more.

    IEEE - Networking The World

    The IEEE promotes the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electro- and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.


    This site explains the latest research on the planet, from human biology to the animal world and the forces of nature.

    The MathWorks

    Developers of MATLAB, Simulink and Stateflow. The MathWorks offers a set of integrated products for data analysis, visualization, application development, simulation, model-based design, and code generation.

    SANBI | Biodiversity for Life

    Homepage of the South African National Biodiversity Institute of South Africa and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden - Homework help. is a part of the largest social network for studying in a group. We provide the best tools for mutual help with school subjects. Join us!

    New Scientist

    Science and technology news from the weekly magazine includes daily updates from around the world. Includes Hot Topics, interviews, book reviews and job listings.

    Scientific American

    Monthly magazine of science. Website includes articles from past issues.

    Mother Nature Network

    Environmental news site offering original programs, articles, blogs, videos and how-to guides along with breaking stories. We launched the Mother Nature Network in January 2009. The domain was created on 03-Dec-1997.


    Includes reviews, previews, news and downloads for PC Flight Simulators.

    Convert Units - Measurement Unit Conversion

    This online unit conversion tool will help you convert measurement units anytime and solve homework problems quickly using metric conversion tables, SI units, and more.

    Calculator Soup

    Online calculators for finance, math, algebra, trigonometry, fractions, geometry, physics, time, statistics and conversions.


    Online reference collection used by applied scientists and practicing engineers to quickly locate technical information.

    CapeNature - Conserve. Explore. Experience

    Cape Nature is responsible for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape. It works to establish a successful conservation economy for all through the promotion of nature conservation, income generation, research and training.


    A center for R users to find and read bloggers who write about the statistical programming language, R.

    Wolfram Research, Inc.

    U.S. operations for the makers of Mathematica, a fully integrated technical computing software package. Includes online ordering and other information.

    Water Research Commission (WRC)

    Comprehensive information that includes research projects and findings, publications, news and media releases as well as annual reports.

    Science Buddies

    Topic Selection Wizard helps students pick a project topic. Experienced scientists answer student questions in an online forum. Step-by-step project help guide.

    Interesting Engineering Facts

    Founded on the core mission of connecting the likeminded engineers around the globe , Interesting Engineering is now a leading community with more than 1.7 million minds . Every day we share a new idea, a new thought, an upcoming technology OR an engineer

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    an organization of the U.S. Department of Commerce. NOAA warns of dangerous weather, charts our seas and skies, guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and conducts research to improve our understanding and stewardship of the environ

    Royal Society of Chemistry

    The RSC is the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. Supported by a worldwide network of members and an international publishing business, its activities span education, conferences, science policy and the promotion of chemis

    Independent Electoral Commission

    The Independent Electoral Commission is a permanent body created by the constitution to promote and safeguard representative democracy in South Africa. Although publicly funded and accountable to Parliament, the commission is independent of the government

    African Journals Online (AJOL)

    Website hosting hundreds of peer-reviewed scholarly journals published in 31 African countries in all academic disciplines. Tables of Contents, abstracts and full text of thousands of articles. AJOL is not for profit, and works to increase global access t

    The Institute of Physics

    The site for physics and physicists, including information on Institute membership and activities, online news, books, magazines and journals.

    South African Journal of Science

    Official publication of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). Topics include research, history of science, policies, and book reviews. Includes abstracts of past articles.

    Home | Royal Society Publishing

    The Royal Society is the UK’s national academy of science. Our Publishing website provides a range of services and facilities including access to our journals, news of recently published science and the opportunity to buy publications onlin...

    The Ensembl Project

    Ensembl is a joint project between EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Centre to develop a software system which produces and maintains automatic annotation on eukaryotic genomes.


    A low cost open source rapid prototyping system that is capable of producing its own parts and can therefore be replicated easily.