Salam + 50 - Proceedings Of The Conference

Salam + 50 - Proceedings Of The Conference

By: Michael James Duff (editor)Hardback

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The year 2007 marked not only the centenary of Imperial College London but also the 50th anniversary of the late Nobel Laureate Professor Abdus Salam's arrival at the College. Accordingly, a conference entitled "Salam + 50" organized by the Theoretical Physics Group was held at Imperial College on 7 July 2007.Many distinguished guests attended and paid their respects to the great man. Their contributions recorded in these proceedings are divided into three sections, designed to reflect the three dimensions of Salam's character: 1) Salam the Scientist, 2) Salam the Humanitarian, and 3) Salam the Man.

Contents

Salam the Scientist: Welcoming Address (R Sykes); The Grand View of Physics (G 't Hooft); Abdus Salam at Imperial College (T W B Kibble); Memories of Working with Abdus Salam (C Isham); Reading of Salam's Obituary written by the Late Professor Yuval Ne'eman (K S Stelle); Salam the Humanitarian: Abdus Salam and Pakistan (M Lodhi); The International Centre for Theoretical Physics (F Hussain); A Personal Account of Professor Abdus Salam (K R Sreenivasan); Salam the Man: Salam's Mantle of Britishness (G Fraser); Recollections of My Father (A Salam); Recollections of My Father (A Rahman); Recollections of My Grandfather (S Rahman); Message from the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (M M Ahmad); Presentation of the Abdus Salam Imperial College Physics Graduate Price (M Ahmad).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848161900
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781848161900
  • ISBN10: 1848161905

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