He was primarily responsible for bringing to South Africa the iconic 'Physics for Sustainable Development' Conference in 2005 as a part of the International Year of Physics
In honor of the 100th anniversary of this theory and the International Year of Physics
, this edition adds an afterword that views Einstein's achievements from a more recent perspective.
I could be missing something, but I don't think the International Year of Physics
had much of an impact on anyone except physicists.
Event organiser Mohammed Ansar said: "The university is proud to be participating in the International Year of Physics
Since 2005 is the International Year of Physics
, there was a physics flavour to the day.
These include SciFest Africa "Friends with the Universe": a key YEAST 1998 project, the International and National Physics Olympiad, his contributions to the International Year of Physics
(IYP), the SALT Collateral Benefits plan and the formation of STARTEC, a collaboration for outreach of the world's leading observatories.