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Abdus Salam

nobel prize for physics


Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Abdus Salam
Full Name
of the recipient
Abdus Salam
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1979
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withSheldon Lee Glashow (33.3%)
Steven Weinberg (33.3%)
Motivation
for the Award
for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current
Affiliation
at the Time of Award
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
Place of BirthJhang Maghi?na, India (now known as Pakistan PAK)
Date of Birth29 January 1926
Age
at the time of Award
52 years
Place of DeathOxford, United Kingdom GBR
Date of Death21 November 1996
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