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Pakistan & CERN: Finally there

This post was pending for a long time. In June 2014, Pakistani newspaper DAWN quoted the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs to break news that the decision to include Pakistan among CERN’s associate members had been made. CERN is the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, famous for its groundbreaking research and the Large Hadron Collider […]

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Pakistan & CERN: Pakistan close to getting associate membership

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Oct 5, 2013. Islamabad – Pakistan has moved one step closer to becoming a part of an elite science club. The country has been approved by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), the world’s biggest particle physics laboratory, for consideration […]

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At a hill station resort, scientists huddle

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on July 4, 2013. Islamabad – At Nathiagali, the picturesque hill station in the lower Himalayas, summer season tourism is not the only thing thriving in the cool, mountain air this July. Tucked away from the hordes of tourists, an exchange of […]

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Pakistan & CERN: Top physicists appreciate research in Pakistan

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jun 24, 2013. Islamabad – Pakistan is apparently in a strong position to achieve associate member status at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), Steve Myers, the director of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator, said on Sunday. “Countries […]

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Pakistan & CERN: Physicists trying for CERN membership

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jun 23, 2013. Islamabad – Pakistani scientists are trying to improve their presence on the international scale and gain valuable scientific and technical expertise in the process. The country is vying for the status of associate member of the European Organisation for […]

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Pakistan & CERN: Local experts working on Large Hadron Collider project

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jun 22, 2013. Islamabad – Many Pakistanis may not be aware that their country’s contributions to some of the most important scientific experiments and discoveries in the world did not end with the late Dr Abdus Salam, the only Pakistani ever […]

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