Professor Abdus Salam; A great manPosted: January 10, 2012
Professor Abdus Salam
was awarded Nobel prize in 1979. He is the only Nobel prize laurate of Pakistan. He was born in Sahiwal in 1926 a backward district of Punjab, Pakistan. He belonged to famous and pious family. His father was in education department. In early life of him, Salam showed his intense love for learning. He secured the highest marks ever in Matriculation in Punjab university and got scholarship. He later worked as a Professor of Mathematics in Punjab university. Later on he was appointed as the Head of the University.
His earlier professional work
In his early professional life Salam made searches in the field of Dynamic Physics. He also made remarkable work in the field of Electrochemistry. Salam introduced Nuclear fusion and Nuclear fission for the first time in Pakistan.
Major work of salam
He provided a theory that shows the unification of two fundamental forces of nature, strong and weak nuclear forces and the electromagnetic forces, one into another..From 1959, Salam had searched for such unity that takes place in them. In 1966, Salam and another scientist formulated the theory. Salam proved the theory mathematically, and finally published the papers. For this achievement, Salam, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979. He died in 1996.
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