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Cosmic anger : Abdus Salam - the first Muslim Nobel scientist / by Gordon Fraser.

Author/Creator:
Fraser, Gordon, 1943-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 305 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Salam, Abdus, 1926-
Physicists -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Nobel Prize winners -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Contents:
A turban in Stockholm
The tapestry of a subcontinent
Messiahs, mahdis, and ahmadis
A mathematical childhood
From mathematics to physics
The men who knew infinities
Not so splendid isolation
'Think of something better'
The arrogant theory
Uniting Nations of science
Trieste
Electroweak
Quark liberation front
Demise
Prejudice and pride.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-294) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780199208463
0199208468
OCLC:
190761228
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