For the fifth year running, the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) has declared a series of four thematic months for 2008, namely Antarctica (June) , Marine Biosciences (August), African Origins (September) and Astronomy (October). In addition to these thematic months, focus will also be given on World Space Week (WSW); 4–10 October.
Antarctica - visit page
Marine Biosciences - visit page
African Origins - visit page
Astronomy - visit page