Nelson Mandela’s Unsung Science Legacy

As I’m sure you are all aware, the great Nelson Mandela passed away last night, and today people around the globe have been remembering him and the amazing legacy he has left behind.

This article from New Scientist describes Mandela’s influence on science in South Africa, and Africa in general, and makes for an interesting read for those who may not be aware of what effect he had in this area.

Nelson Mandela was and continues to be an inspiration to people all over the world, and hopefully his work on improving education will allow Africa to have a more prominent role in the global scientific community.


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