The Science Inside

How did the M1 bridge collapse happen?

Following the bridge collapse on the M1 highway the team has a look at the science inside bridges and traffic.

Vick Wilson Tailor from UWP Consulting shares the basics of building a bridge and Professor Alex Elvin from Wits University explains how engineers try to prevent failures and react when they do happen.

Megan Bruwer from the Stellenbosch Smart Mobility Lab explains how the traffic in smart cities flows and why you might be causing a traffic jam without even knowing it:

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The Science Inside Education and Learning Techniques

The Science Inside Education and Learning Techniques

The team finds out why all those years of cramming actually aren't the best way to learn & the downside of digital education.

The Science Inside: Fees Must Fall Protests

The Science Inside: Fees Must Fall Protests

The #FeesMustFall protests shook Wits University and the country, the team looks at the tech and techniques police use to control violent crowds.

Under fire Murray & Roberts CEO gives an update on fatal M1 bridge collapse

Under fire Murray & Roberts CEO gives an update on fatal M1 bridge collapse

Bruce Whitfield interviewed Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas on The Money Show. He gives an update on the fatal M1 bridge collapse.

Let's not speculate on cause of bridge collapse - Mayor Parks Tau

Let's not speculate on cause of bridge collapse - Mayor Parks Tau

Stephen Grootes and John Robbie spoke to City of Joburg Mayor Parks Tau following the collapse of the scaffolding over the M1

Cause of M1 bridge collapse unknown - Murray & Roberts

Cause of M1 bridge collapse unknown - Murray & Roberts

Murray & Roberts has released a statement after the bridge collapse over the M1 in Sandton that killed at least two people.

Two killed as temporary bridge on M1 north collapses

Two killed as temporary bridge on M1 north collapses

The scaffolding of a pedestrian bridge under construction in Sandton has collapsed, killing two, injuring over 20.

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