Abdus Salam cause of death

Abdus Salam's Death

Born (Birthday) January 29, 1926

Death Date November 21, 1996

Age of Death 70 years

Cause of Death Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Profession Physicist

The physicist Abdus Salam died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his work in the physics sub-field of electroweak unification, this Pakistani scientist was a 1979 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics.

After earning undergraduate degrees in mathematics and physics from Government College University, Lahore and St. John’s College, Cambridge, he received a doctorate in theoretical physics from Cambridge’s Cavendish Laboratory.

During the 1960s and 1970s, he served the Pakistani government as an advisor on scientific matters.

Personal Life

His first marriage resulted in four children, and his second marriage — to biophysics professor Louise Johnson — produced another daughter and son.

While a graduate student, he solved one of the theoretical physics problems that had stumped the Nobel Prize-winning American physicist Richard Feynman.

How did Abdus Salam die?

Abdus Salam died on 21 November 1996 at the age of 70 in Oxford, England, from progressive supranuclear palsy.

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"The creation of Physics is the shared heritage of all mankind. East and West, North and South have equally participated in it."

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"From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible."

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"Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race or colour will determine who received of his generosity."

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"Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked."

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"In this respect, the history of science, like the history of all civilization, has gone through cycles."

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