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  1. Abdus Salam: Mohammad Abdus Salam NI, SPk, KBE, was a Pakistani theoretical physicist who, when he shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to electroweak unification, became the first Pakistani to receive a Nobel Prize and also the second Muslim to win the prize, after Anwar El Sadat of Egypt, and the first Muslim to win the prize in science.
    • also known as 阿卜杜勒·萨拉姆
    • born on (89 years ago) in Jhang
    • nationality: Pakistan, United Kingdom
    • religion: Islam
    • education:
    • profession: Physicist, scientist, professor
    • with Louise Johnson since
    • died on (19 years ago) in Oxford
    • written works: "Renaissance of sciences in Islamic countries", "Abdus Salam, un physicien", "Unification of Fundamental Forces", "Science and education in Pakistan", "Symmetry concepts in modern physics", "Science in the 3rd World", "Physical education in India"
    • some of the awards:
        • Hughes Medal (For his distinguished contributions to quantum mechanics and the theory of fundamental particles.)
        • Nobel Prize in Physics ("for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current."), with Steven Weinberg & Sheldon Lee Glashow
        • Copley Medal (In recognition of his work on the symmetries of the laws of nature, and especially the unification of the electromagnetic and weak forces.)
  2. Abdus Salam was a demonstrator who died during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations which took place in the erstwhile East Pakistan, in 1952.
    • born in (91 years ago)
    • nationality: Bangladesh
    • died on (63 years ago)
  3. Abdus Salam was one of the most well-known newspaper editors of Pakistan. He edited The Pakistan Observer, which was later renamed The Bangladesh Observer after the liberation of Bangladesh. He was the editor of The Pakistan Observer from 1949 to 1972.
    • born on (105 years ago)

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Google previewSalam + 50 (2008)

Proceedings of the Conference by M. J. Duff, World Scientific (Firm)

Professor Abdus Salam is a member of this Community. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association was founded in 1938. Its key principles are of service to humanity, the community, the country, and of instilling in its members an ever lasting ...

Google previewIdeals and Realities (1987)

Selected Essays of Abdus Salam by Abdus Salam, C. H. Lai

Abdus Salam is a scholar and a sage.

Google previewWorldwide Science and Technology Advice to the Highest Levels of Governments (1991)

by William T. Golden

That Abdus Salam is a Nobel laureate in physics and heads the International Centre for ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Terrorism in the World (2011)

Maulana Sheikh Abdus Salam, was remanded to four- day Crime Investigation Department custody in connection with the bomb attack on a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

A successful electroweak theory was proposed in 1967 by Steven Weinberg and Abdus Salam, known as the Weinberg–Salam model or WS model. Because early developments of these ideas were put forward by Sheldon Glashow, it is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

by Gerald R. North, John A. Pyle, Fuqing Zhang

Molteni Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy M. Moncrieff National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA D.W. Moore Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (1997)

by Helaine Selin

but also leading scientists up to Abdus Salam in present times, insisted on Allah's personal nature as Creator. Scientific disciplines, therefore, were to be used only for specific human ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (2015)

by Yan, Zheng

ICTP - The Abdus Salam International Centre For Theoretical Physics T/ICT4D lab. Schejter, A., Ammori, M., Baynes, L., & Frieden, R. (2009). And Communications For All: A Policy Agenda For A New Administration.”4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite ...

Google previewAfrican Americans in Science: An Encyclopedia of People and Progress [2 volumes] (2008)

An Encyclopedia of People and Progress by Charles W Carey Jr.

Glashow, and Abdus Salam developed the electroweak unification theory, which links the seemingly unrelated physical forces of electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force.

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The creation of Physics is the shared heritage of all mankind. East and West, North and South have equally participated in it. (Abdus Salam)
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