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Cape university the first in Africa to lead top science experiment

The University of Western Cape (UWC) has had a scientific experiment approved at the prestigious European Centre of Nuclear Research (CERN) - the first of its kind from an African institution.

Nuclear physics Professor Nico Orce explains that a team of UWC researchers will lead and conduct the experiment to explore the physics of nuclear energy.

He explains that there is a rigorous process behind submitting a scientific proposal to CERN, which they first pitched in 2005.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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