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Nation 22 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Students win trip to Nobel prize ceremony

One may think that Victoria Institution students Mohd Faeiz Yusop, Loh Zixiang and Tan Kin Wai would all be harbouring hopes of becoming renowned scientists one day. After all, the 17-year-olds did clinch the National Science Quiz award, besting students from three other schools to the grand prize of a trophy, RM2,000, and a trip to Denmark and to Sweden to attend the Nobel prize presentation.

Lifestyle 15 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Origin of the elements

IN THE 1940s one of the biggest mysteries of astronomy was how were the elements formed?

Nation 18 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

King: Change attitude towards Quran

Muslims must change their attitude towards the Quran by not just reading it to get rewards from Allah but instead to really understand the depths of its contents, said Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail.

Lifestyle 25 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

The lighted pages

The least well-known works of the Renaissance of Europe are hand-written and painted books. Truly, some of the most exquisite, delicate and vital works are captured in such painstakingly rendered pages, writes KEE HUA CHEE.

Lifestyle 29 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Theory of everything

IN RECENT years there has been much talk of a #8220;theory of everything#8221;, an all embracing conception of all aspects of the physical world, in particular the macro world governed by gravity and the micro world of atoms!

Lifestyle 26 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Difficult task

FINDING the right answer to a questionis usually difficult, sometimes impossible,with the means available. In the ancient world it was considered self-evidentthat the Earth was fixed at the centre of theuniverse.

Education 08 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sri KL students triumph in India

The 2003 school year closed on a high note for Sekolah Sri Kuala Lumpur when they emerged as the overall champion of Quanta 2003, an international competition held at the City Montessori School of Lucknow, India, recently.

Lifestyle 08 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Solar rules

By D.J. BATZER

Lifestyle 22 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

A viable human habitat?

By D.J. BATZER

Lifestyle 05 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mystery no more

IT HAS long been known that there are patches of black in the middle of otherwise star rich ateas of the sky. Many astronomers in the 18th and 19th centuries took it for granted that these dark areas are simply parts of the Milky Way where there happened, by chance, to be no stars.