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  • US trio wins physics Nobel for detection of waves from black hole collisions

    US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for the discovery of gravitational waves ? a phenomenon that opens a door on the extreme Universe...

    The physics prize is the second of the 2017 Nobels awarded, after the medicine prize on Monday went to three American geneticists ? Jeffrey C...

  • Proton smasher set to expand physics horizon

    “We are exploring truly fundamental issues, and that’s why this run is so exciting,” physicist Paris Sphicas said last week at Europe’s physics lab Cern...

    The LHC, housed in a 27km tunnel straddling the French-Swiss border, has shaken up physics before...

  • Trio earns Nobel Physics Prize for ‘strange states’ of matter

    STOCKHOLM: The study of “strange states” of matter, which may one day yield superfast and small computers, earned British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday...

    The trio’s pioneering work “boosted frontline research in condensed matter physics, not least because of the hope that topological materials could be used in new generations of electronics and superconductors, or...

  • CII decries naming QAU physics centre after Dr Abdus Salam

    Chairing the last session as the head of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday, Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani decried the proposal to rename the Quaid-i-Azam University's (QAU) physics centre after Professor Abdus Salam...

    The council discussed the proposal after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain of his approval to rename the National Centre for Physics at QAU the “Professor Abdus...

  • PM Nawaz orders QAU's physics centre to be renamed after Dr Abdus Salam

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved, in principle, the renaming of Quaid-i-Azam University's (QAU) physics centre to the Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics on Monday, according to a Press Information Department (PID) statement...

    The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training was directed to draw up a formal summary of the renaming of QAU's National Centre for Physics for President Mamnoon Hussain's approval... ...

  • Black holes dissolving like aspirin: how Hawking changed physics

    Considered controversial at first, Hawking’s black hole theory pointed to a possible bridge between the two mainstay physics theories — general relativity and quantum mechanics...

    “Stephen Hawking discovered that when the quantum laws governing the physics of atoms and elementary particles were applied to black holes, the surprising outcome was that black holes actually must emit radiation,” physicist Raymond Volkas of the University...

  • Teachers, scholars protest renaming of QAU physics dept

    ISLAMABAD: Former and current teachers at the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) on Friday staged a protest against the National Assembly’s resolution for changing the name of the physics department at the university...

    Nayyar, Sarwar Bari and Dr Sajid Awan, protested against the resolution which was passed on Friday calling for naming the physics department after Muslim scientist Abu Al-Fath Abd-Al Rahman Mansour-al-Khazini...

  • Laser pioneers from US, France and Canada win Nobel Physics Prize

    Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize, including the first woman to receive the prestigious award in 55 years, for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery...

    Strickland is just the third woman to win a Nobel Physics Prize since it was first awarded in 1901, while Ashkin, 96, is the oldest person to win a Nobel, beating out American Leonid...

  • Pakistan Chairs in 14 foreign universities lying vacant

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Chairs in 14 different international universities, which are supposed to be instrumental for image building of the country, have been lying vacant for five to 10 years...

    On the other hand, India’s all 300 Chairs in foreign universities are said to be filled...

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