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Pak US scientist facilitated on cancer discovery

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani, facilitated Pakistan-American scientist Nergis Mavalvala for her outstanding achievement in the field of astrophysics. Mavalvala is Curtis and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics and Associate Department Head of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US. She was part of an international team of scientists who have detected gravitational waves, inaugurating a new and historic era…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for the…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for…Read More

27 Pak scientists research leads to Higgs boson discovery

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: As many as 27 Pakistani scientists working at CERN made a visible contribution in the flawless research that has finally led to the discovery of the Higgs boson, also nicknamed the "God particle", that travels faster than light; this experiment will help in re-enacting the first moments of the universe.These participating scientists included Dr Hafiz Hoorani, Dr Jamila Bashir Butt, Hassan Shahzad, Taimoor Khursheed, Saleh Muhammad, Muhammad Ahmad, Wajid Ali Khan,…Read More