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By: Udayan Namboodiri Abdus Salam won a Nobel Prize and helped lay the foundation for the recent possible discovery of the Higgs boson. Fearing the wrath of religious fundamentalists, Pakistan’s scientific community has been unable to properly acknowledge Nobel Prize winner Abdus Salam (1926-1996), whose theoretical work helped pave the way for the apparent discovery […]

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  June 2, 2012 By DAVID E. SANGER Washington IT took years after theUnited Statesdropped the atomic bomb onHiroshimafor the nation to develop a common national understanding of when and how to use a weapon of such magnitude. Not until after the Cuban Missile Crisis, 50 years ago this October, did a consensus emerge that […]

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