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Pakistani Physicist Aims for the Nobel Prize

Pakistani Physicist Aims for the Nobel Prize

Hot on the wheels of his groundbreaking visualization of a phenomenon called “electric honeycomb”, 17-year old Mohammad Shaheer Niazi says his eventual goal is to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. The teenager recently caught the world’s attention after his research was …Continue reading

Barnes & Noble Announces the Salam Award for Pakistani Science Fiction

Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, has announced the “The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction” to promote science fiction writing in Pakistan. The award is named after Mohammad Abdus Salam, a Pakistani theoretical physicist and the first …Continue reading

Remembering Salam – the Man and the Physicist

Theoretical Physicist Michael Duff reminisces about his experience as a student of Pakistan’s first Nobel laureate Abdus Salam at Imperial College of London. Professor Abdus Salam had been a firm believer in the notion that rather than relying on technology transfer from …Continue reading

Inside the Life of Pakistan’s First Female String Theorist

It’s not easy being a woman working in the sciences, let alone a string theorist in Pakistan. Tasneem Zehra Husain is both. She became Pakistan’s first female string theorist at the mere age of 26. She has recently published her new book …Continue reading