David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, J. Michael Kosterlitz were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the year 2016 for their monumental discoveries on topological materials and topological phase transitions. Their work, over the years, holds the key to describing superconductors, magnetic thin films, quantum phase transitions and the astounding role of topology in the behaviour of certain phases of matter.
Alif Ailaan and Khwarizmi Science Society join hands for a nation wide program for science popularization through science and astronomy fairs. These activities will take place around the year, engaging communities from diverse backgrounds and regions of the country.
The science and math skills of Pakistani students is dismal. There is no political or journalistic apetite for scientific engagement. The campaign plans to foment a narrative where science and math can become center stage.