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A 20-year-old Pakistani student of science, Tayab Shabir, at UCL London has co-authored a classical mechanic’s book. The leading Institution of Physics published the book. Institution of Physics is the leading institution for physics in the world and accreditation body of all physics degrees in the UK.

Pakistani student publishes book on science.

The book has already been selected to be part of the curriculum at UCL London, and they are currently in negotiation for it to be a part of imperial college London and King’s College London’s curriculum as well.

 

Tayab Shabir has joined the ranks of the young Pakistanis who are excelling in the field of science and bringing honour to Pakistan. Earlier in 2017, Muhammad Shaheer Niazi made Pakistan proud after Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town, A-Level Campus, had his research paper published in the journal, Royal Society Open Science. He based his paper on the research work for electric honeycomb he conducted for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Russia last year.

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“Your research is like your child, and you feel out of this world when it is accepted for publication,” Mr Niazi tells the BBC in an interview at his residence in Lahore’s back in 2017.

Niazi was introduced to the concept of self-learning at an early age of 11. He started taking online courses, according to him he has taken 25 various courses in different subjects from platforms like Coursera, reported BBC.

“When I was a child I used to watch documentaries on science with my grandfather and read books on mathematics and other science subjects,” says Mr Niazi.

Mr. Niazi aims big – “I would love to win another Nobel Prize for Pakistan” – and he thinks bigger – “Isaac Newton was 17 when his first paper was published; I was 16 when I officially received my acceptance letter.” He expressed these views while talking to the BBC during his interview.

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