Måste vår världsbild ritas om?
På 1970-talet räknade fysikerna Sheldon Glashow, Abdus Salam och Steven Weinberg ut att i universums begynnelse, vid en tillräckligt hög temperatur, förenades den elektriska och den svaga kärnkraften till en enda kraft, den elektrosvaga kraften.
Should the Nobel Prizes move with the times?
That year American physicists Steven Weinberg and Sheldon Glashow and the late Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam proposed another theory that put the Higgs boson at its centre. Their theory unified the weak force, which describes some types of radiation, ...
Nobel Prize week
One Pakistani has earlier received the Nobel Prize; Abdus Salam, who in 1979 received the prize in physics, shared with Sheldon Lee Glashow and Steven Weinberg. (Har Gobind Khorana won the medicine prize in 1968. He was an American citizen, but ...
The Nobel winner Pakistan won't celebrate
The 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to Abdus Salam and Harvard University professors Sheldon Lee Glashow and Steven Weinberg. The Pakistani scientist's work played a major role in the success of the God particle project in 2012.