12 Jan '18, 11am

From an aspiring Pakistan Air Force Pilot to a NASA astrophysicist - Meet Dr Mansoor Ahmed.

From an aspiring Pakistan Air Force Pilot to a NASA astrophysicist - Meet Dr Mansoor Ahmed.

A peek into the life and work of Pakistani astrophysicist at NASA, Dr Mansoor Ahmed [/paste:font] "I believe the effort to instil within students love for science needs to start at the early stages of education." Saadeqa Khan Updated about an hour ago Since I was a child, I have been fascinated by the alluring night sky, the glittering moon and countless stars over the horizon. All throughout my childhood, space sciences and astronomy remained my passion. While researching personalities from all around the world in those fields, I always wondered why despite the fact there is no dearth of talent in the country, I was unable to find any instance of Pakistanis working for the National Air and Space Administration (NASA). I got in touch with Dr Mohsin Siddique, director of the theoretical physics department at the National Center for Physics, Islamabad. Through him I had the ...

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