Pakistani theoretical physicist who helped the develop the theory of the electroweak force, explaining the relationship between two of the four fundamental forces of nature, the electromagnetic force and the weak force. For this work he shared with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics.
Contemporary Examples

salam blasts Obama for not having the “faintest clue how to prevent our slow-motion slide” into economic depression.
7 Great Takes on Obama’s Job Speech The Daily Beast September 9, 2011

Last week, his former second in command Abd el salam Jalloud defected as well.
Gaddafi’s Italian Connection Barbie Latza Nadeau August 26, 2011

I was all the more taken aback, therefore, by his recent critique of Palestinian Prime Minister salam Fayyad.
A Serious Look at Fayyad Hussein Ibish December 30, 2012

“He started as an ordinary small commander,” salam Khan says.
Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai December 5, 2013

For those sad to see salam Fayyad say goodbye, there’s still hope.
Why Palestinians Welcomed Fayyad’s Resignation Maysoon Zayid April 15, 2013

Historical Examples

“salam Aliekoom,” said a gruff voice, as a man with Peer Khan entered the tent.
Confessions of a Thug Philip Meadows Taylor

I am always sure that I can find the track, or that salam will be within hail should it be lost.
Morocco S.L. Bensusan

Some five minutes later we heard a sound of approaching footsteps, and I could not help noting how salam brightened.
Morocco S.L. Bensusan

Like the Walrus and the Carpenter, we talk of many things, salam acting as interpreter.
Morocco S.L. Bensusan

I arose rapidly, and returned his “salam Aleikoom” as kindly as he had given it.
Confessions of a Thug Philip Meadows Taylor


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