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Khwarizmi Science Society on Hum Sub - An Online Urdu Forum

Saadeqa Khan sheds light on the roles astronomical organizations of Pakistan and future perspectives. She mentions the tremendous contribution by the Khwarizmi Science Society in the form of Falakyati Melas or Astro-fests.

 

Dr. Ruth Pfau Laid to Rest in Karachi

Pakistan's Mother Teresa, Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau was a German born humanitarian who served in Pakistan for more than 50 years. Dr. Pfau visited India in 1960 at the age of 31; she put a halt to her journey at Karachi when she came across the colony of Leprosy patients on McLeod Road, Karachi.

 

Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine 2016

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discovery of mechanisms of autophagy, a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components.


Explaining the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

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. 

KSS signs MoU with Technology Times

A MOU has been signed by the Khwarizmi Science Society and Technology Times Pakistan's first ever newspaper on Science and Technology, to develop cooperation and collaboration for the promotion of scientific culture in the society.

The MOU can be accessed through the link:

KSS and Alif Ailaan join hands for a nationwide math and science campaign

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.

KSS Helps Namal College's astronomy club

Ahmed Waqas Zubairi visits Namal College in Mianwali and helps their astronomy club in setting up their telescope. Equipped wiith the new gear, students and locals can now catch glimpses of heavenly beauties in the serene settings of the Namal lake. 

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Alif Ailaan declares KSS as an "Education Hero"

"ALIF AILAAN" is a country-wide campaign to explore the universal importance of the Education in Pakistan. There slogan "MAKE A DIFFERENCE" aims to lead the national conversation on addressing and solving the country's problems in education.