abdus salam

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Salam   (sä-läm')  Pronunciation Key 
Pakistani theoretical physicist who helped the develop the theory of the electroweak force, explaining the relationship between two of the four fundamental forces of nature, the electromagnetic force and the weak force. For this work he shared with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics.
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abdus salam

Pakistani nuclear physicist who was the corecipient with Steven Weinberg and Sheldon Lee Glashow of the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work in formulating the electroweak theory, which explains the unity of the weak nuclear force and electromagnetism.

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