1926-1996 First Muslim and the only Pakistani Nobel Laureate. Profile of Dr. Abdus Salam; An interview with Dr. Abdus Salam (New Scientist 26 August, 1976); Abdus Salam — Past and Present (The News, 29 Jan. 1996)
Mohammad Abdus Salam NI, SPk, KBE was a Pakistani theoretical physicist. A major figure in 20th century theoretical physics, he shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg for his contribution to the electroweak unification theory. He was the first Pakistani and first Muslim to ...
This video contains rare footage of an Ahmadi Muslim being awarded the nobel prize for his work in Physics in 1979. Dr. Abdus Salam is the first ever Muslim to have achieved this... - 24.12.2008, YouTube
The fact that we, the honourable Muslims of Pakistan, skipped the word 'just' before 'because' in the previous sentence and punished the mathematical genius , Abdus Salam, for something as personal as his faith is an unforgettable chapter of The Book of Shame that we are still in the process of writing.
In 1979, when talking about religion and God was a taboo, in many scientific circles, Dr. Abdus Salam did not shy away from making a case of Deism, of a Creator God, in his Nobel speech. He recited a few verses of the Holy Quran, the translation of which, I have used as an epigraph of this article.