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Blue Plaque Unveiled for Nobel Prize-winner Abdus Salam

Blue Plaque Unveiled for Nobel Prize-winner Abdus Salam
The prominent Pakistani physicist and the first Muslim to win the Nobel Prize in Physics has been honored in Britain.

According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting IQNA, English Heritage has unveiled a blue plaque to mark the home of Professor Mohammad Abdus Salam, a Pakistani Muslim physicist and the first Muslim to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. The blue plaque is a historical symbol to honor the world's great personalities.
English Heritage wrote on its official Twitter page: The memorial plaque has been installed on Professor Salam's house in Putney, which he used as his base in London from 1957 until his death in 1996.
The physicist Abdus Salam is considered one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. He was the first Pakistani to win a Nobel Prize and the first Muslim to win one in the sciences. He is commemorated with a blue plaque in Putney, where he lived for almost 40 years.

Dec 23, 2020 00:02
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