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Abdus Salam

Mohammad Abdus Salam (1926 - 1996) was a Pakistani physicist, astrophysicist and the shared 1979 Nobel laureate in Physics; he was recognized for his work on the unification of the electromagnetic and weak forces. Salam was the first Muslim Nobel Laureate to receive this prize. He was a central figure in Pakistan's nuclear program.

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), founded in 1964 by Abdus Salam, is a driving force behind global efforts to advance scientific expertise in the developing world.[1]


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