Salam

[sä-läm]Abdus 1926-1996
  1. Pakistani theoretical physicist who helped the develop the theory of the electroweak force, explaining the relationship between two of the four fundamental forces of nature, the electromagnetic force and the weak force. For this work he shared with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics.
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  • I arose rapidly, and returned his "Salam Aleikoom" as kindly as he had given it.

    Confessions of a Thug

    Philip Meadows Taylor

  • I sent for Salam, and, as he approached, a chorus of explanations came to him from all sides.

    Morocco

    S.L. Bensusan

  • But, barring storks, all creatures were game that came within Salam's range.

    Morocco

    S.L. Bensusan

  • Salam explained: his capacity for fathoming a crisis was ever remarkable.

    Morocco

    S.L. Bensusan

  • The headman replied haughtily to Salam's questions and strode away.

    Morocco

    S.L. Bensusan