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Particle Physics Aids Visualization of Unexplored Spaces in the Great Pyramid of Giza

Scientists with the ScanPyramids project claim to have discovered a large void inside the Great Pyramid of Giza using cosmic cameras that use high-energy particles, called muons, to see through stone. The results were published in  Nature, an international science journal, on …Continue reading

How Hot Weather and Climate Change Affect Airline Flights

Hot weather has forced dozens of commercial flights to be canceled at airports in the Southwest this summer. This flight-disrupting heat is a warning sign. Climate change is projected to have far-reaching repercussions – including sea level rise inundating cities and shifting weather patterns causing long-term declines …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

National Centre for Physics at Quaid-I-Azam University Renamed “Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics”

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved renaming Quaid-i-Azam University’s National Centre for Physics as the “Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics” to honor Pakistan’s first Nobel laureate. The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training will put up a formal summary in …Continue reading