About the cover:

Chris Barnard at a press conference after performing the first human heart transplant on 3 December 1967 (photo courtesy of the Heart of Cape Town Museum). On this 50th anniversary of that historic event, Joubert examines the life of Chris Barnard and reflects on his subsequent scientific celebrity and Joubert and Guenther explore the role of celebrity scientists today and identify the publicly visible scientists in South Africa.

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Published: 2017-11-29

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