The Higgs boson physicist ignored by his own country…

Not S N Bose, but Abdus Salam.  Worth reading, especially in context of my previous post.  I knew Ahmadis were and are persecuted in Pakistan, but didn’t know that, even after his Nobel, Salam was personally threatened to the point of cancelling his visit to.Quaid-i-Azam University.

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  1. Isn’t “ignored” a rather severe understatement of the actual situation. I would say ‘blacklisted’ is the more appropriate term given that the local administration saw it fit to deface his grave.


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