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Dr AQ Khan’s legacy

The passing away of renowned nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan is a pivotal moment in our history. Widely regarded as ‘Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb’, Dr AQ Khan became a national hero for transforming Pakistan into the world’s first

Google AI scientist Bengio resigns after colleagues’ firings

SAN FRANCISCO: Google research manager Samy Bengio said he was in a blow to the Alphabet unit after the firings of his colleagues who questioned paper review and diversity practices. At least two Google engineers had earlier resigned to protest

Pakistani student Umair Masood receives ‘Young Scientist Award’

ISLAMABAD: A young Pakistani student who was not given admission to any university for a year has been awarded the Young Scientist Award by the American organisation Lab Root. Umair Masood, aged 21, has been given this award by Lab

Pakistani space scientist denies presence of UFO in Karachi

LAHORE: A Pakistani space scientist has denied the existence of an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) in Karachi, saying the object viewed in the sky was a type of cloud. Javed Sami, a space scientist and professor at Punjab University, reacting

Time magazine names teenage inventor as first ‘kid of the year’

NEW YORK: A teenage scientist and inventor has been named as Time magazine’s first “kid of the year”. Gitanjali Rao, aged 15 from Denver, Colorado, has invented new technologies across a range of fields, including a device that can identify

Pakistani scientist honoured in Australia for innovative STEM research

MELBOURNE: Australia-based Pakistani computer scientist Shazia Sadiq has been recognized for innovative STEM research by the prestigious Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). She has named among 25 new Fellows elected this year to the ATSE who have been honoured

Dr Atta-ur-Rahman to receive highest scientific award of China

BEIJING: Renowned scientist Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rahman will be conferred upon the highest scientific award of China by the President of China at Great Peoples Hall in Beijing on January 7 next year. The ‘China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award’,