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LUMS honours Nobel Laureate Dr Salam

The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Department of Physics, in collaboration with the Khwarizmi Science Society (KSS), organised a ‘Salam Evening’ on Sunday to honour the only Nobel Laureate scientist of Pakistan, Dr Abdus Salam. At the occasion, “The Dream of Symmetry”, a documentary produced by Pilgrim Film Production in association with the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), was shown to the audience. Released in 2011, the documentary depicts the life and times of Dr Salam in which David Gross, Tom Kibble, Chris Isham, Gerardus Hooft and other renowned physicists not only discuss Dr Salam’s groundbreaking work in the field of Theoretical Physics but also expound on his dedication towards the promotion of scientific research in the developing nations. The documentary was followed by a Question & Answer session, when eminent professor Dr Asad Abidi answered the queries of the audience.

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