By Hasan Ehtisham
Pakistan has reached a remarkable milestone in scientific research by becoming an associate member of the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN). Pakistan is the first Asian country that became an associate member. Geneva-based CERN is world’s leading physics research centre that was founded in 1953 by twelve European nations. It leads . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s associate membership to CERN
By Yasser Latif Hamdani
Given that religious scholars are nothing but shopkeepers of religiosity whose livelihood depends on such hatemongering, it is hardly surprising that Ashrafi resorts to such incitement to violence
The deadly attack on Ahmedis, killing one unborn child, two little girls and one old grandmother, has underscored just how bad the situation . . . → Read More: Religious-political opportunism and donor funding: The cleansing of a whole community
Even today, your kebab is Behari, your Biryani is Sindhi, your tea is Kashmiri, your naan is Afghani, your guard is Baloch, your transporter is Pashtun, your port is in Karachi, your industry is in Punjab, your music is Multani Sufi and the beauty of your country lies in Gilgit-Baltistan..
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The field of space and planetary astrophysics remains relatively obscure amongst academic disciplines taught in Pakistan, but with India recently having launched its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the onus is now on the second-largest country in South Asia to make similar steps.
Unfortunately, the history of Pakistan’s space program has been chequered at best. Nobel . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Failing Space Program
KARACHI: Few Pakistanis know what the Higgs boson is and even fewer realise that some of the earliest theoretical groundwork that led to this discovery was laid by Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate, Dr Abdus Salam.
The Higgs boson is a subatomic particle whose existence was confirmed by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (known by its . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s two cents to the Higgs Boson Particle
Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was born in Santok Das, District Sahiwal, on January 29, 1926 a little over 85 years ago. He shared the 1979 physics Nobel Prize with Steven Weinberg and Sheldon Glashow for the historic unification of the weak nuclear force with the electromagnetic force.
Salam had already become famous in . . . → Read More: The life and times of Dr Abdus Salam