Physics in SA faces great opportunities and major challenges
September 26, 2014 Editor 0
In South Africa, the science of physics is today caught in a situation of paradox. “For physics in South Africa, it’s the best of times and the worst of times,” asserts South African Institute of Physics (SAIP) President Prof Irvy "Igle" Gledhill. “We have tremendous projects, such as the biggest radio telescope in the world, and at the same time we have a crisis in education. We have to handle both things at the same time.”
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