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Salam, Abdus, 1926-

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  • Schrödingerby C. W. Kilmister

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 53.00

    In this volume, prepared in 1987 to celebrate the centenary of Schrödinger's birth, leading figures have collaborated to produce this survey of the man and his science. more...

  • Salam + 50by Michael Duff

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 128.00

    The year 2007 marked not only the centenary of Imperial College London but also the 50th anniversary of the late Nobel Laureate Professor Abdus Salam's arrival at the College. Accordingly, a conference entitled “Salam + 50” organized by the Theoretical Physics Group was held at Imperial College on 7 July 2007.Many distinguished guests... more...

  • Plastic Fantasticby E. Reich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99

    This is the story of a wunderkind physicist Jan Hendrik Schön who faked the discovery of a new superconductor made from plastic. A star researcher at the world-renowned Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, he claimed to have stumbled across a powerful method for making carbon-based crystals into transistors, the switches found on computer chips. Had... more...

  • Cosmic Angerby Gordon Fraser

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    This book presents a biography of Abdus Salam, the first Muslim to win a Nobel Prize for Science (Physics 1979), who was nevertheless excommunicated and branded as a heretic in his own country. His achievements are often overlooked, even besmirched. Realizing that the whole world had to be his stage, he pioneered the International Centre for Theoretical... more...

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