In what is perhaps a sign of growing Islamic extremism in the country, Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate, Dr. Abdus Salam, who played a pivotal role in developing the theoretical framework that led to the apparent discovery of the subatomic ‘God Particle’ last week, is being largely scorned in his homeland because of his religious belief and affiliation. The physicist who died in the year 1996 was once hailed as a national hero for his pioneering work in physics and his contribution to Pakistan’s nuclear program.
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July 10, 2012 Leave a comment
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