Abdus Salam

Abdus Salam (1933-2008) was a Pakistani physicist who won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg, for his contribution to the electroweak theory.
Abdus Salam was interviewed in Durham on January 24, 1989, by Professor of Political Science Ralph Braibanti, Professor of Physics Lawrence Evans, and Professor of Anthropology Louis Dupree. In this interview, Salam discusses his own education, the relationship between science and Islam, and the lack of access to scientific education in developing countries. The interview was transcribed and annotated by Alena Sadiq.

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