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Wits University scientists are excited about getting closer to understanding “dark matter”, the institution said on Wednesday. The High Energy Physics Group at Wits recently established the “Madala hypothesis”, in describing a new

Scientists are exploring the possibility of a new particle, the University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Physics said on Thursday. This was because of new results from the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organisation of Nuclear Research, Prof Bruce Mellado said. The

There was a bang, we think. About 14bn years ago, a tiny singularity — a point smaller than a pinhead and containing all the matter in our universe – exploded. We’re pretty sure. If we accept that the universe started with a bang – an “if” that is infinite and expanding at about 70km per second per megaparsec as you

The fierce battles between SA and Australia normally reserved for the rugby field and cricket pitch have spilled over into the realm of science. With the national teams resting, the media and politicians have been kicking insults across the Indian Ocean over the hosting of one of the world’s largest and most important scientific endeavours