Higgs Boson Particle

Higgs Boson theorists win Nobel physics prize

Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium have won the Nobel Prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle.

Could this boson be the ‘God particle’?

A year since the discovery of a subatomic particle set the science world aflutter, evidence is mounting it may be the elusive Higgs boson.

Stephen Hawking and CERN team win $3-million in science prize money

Stephen Hawking, world-famous cosmologist, and the team behind the discovery of the 'God particle', have won a $3-million science price each.

‘I had a nightmare … ‘

The search for the arcane, theoretical particle known as the Higgs boson has occupied thousands of researchers for more than two decades.

An idiot’s guide to subatomic theory

How does one explain the Higgs boson to a layperson, a child, an idiot? Just use this handy guide to selective explanation.

Locals join the hunt for missing link

Thousands of scientists contributed to the discovery of the Higgs boson, and among them were some of South Africa's brightest minds.

Like a boson: Higgs-like ‘God particle’ discovered

Physicists say they have found a new subatomic particle consistent with the "God particle" Higgs boson, which is believed to confer mass.

‘God particle’ is running out of places to hide

The hunt is still on for the elusive "God particle" but scientists say they believe they can come up with an answer by the end of 2012.

Mystery ‘creation’ particle still evades scientists

The mysterious "creation" particle believed to have turned flying debris into stars and planets at the dawn of the universe has evaded capture.

Race to find ‘God’ particle enters final stretch

The world's top atom-smashers have found tantalising hints that the long-sought Higgs boson particle truly exists, with proof "likely by late 2012".

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.