Nobel Prize For Physics

Women scientists still ‘undervalued’ despite twin Nobel wins

Canadian scientist Donna Strickland became just the third woman in history to win the Nobel Physics Prize

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Arthur Ashkin was honoured for his invention of "optical tweezers"

Neutron star smashup seen for first time, ‘transforms’ understanding of Universe

​Scientists have for the first time witnessed how at least half the gold in the Universe is formed.

Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize for physics

The arrival of such lamps changes the way places are lit, offering longer-lasting and more efficient alternatives to 19th-century incandescent bulbs.

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.

Quantum particle work wins Nobel prize

A French and an American scientist won the Nobel Prize for finding ways to measure quantum particles without destroying them.

Nobel-winning astronomer thought discovery was an error

American astronomer Adam Riess initially thought his Nobel-prize winning discovery that the expansion of the universe is speeding up was a mistake.

Duo wins 2010 physics Nobel for super-thin carbon

Two Russian-born scientists shared the 2010 Nobel Prize for physics for showing how carbon just one atom thick behaved.

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories