Tribute to Obaid Siddiqi: Bringing Science to Society

By | August 4, 2014

A warm smile, a sharp vision, a simple personality, a courageous soul, and a revolutionary outlook, this is what Obaid Siddiqi was all about to his many students and admirers! With the patience of a snail and the astuteness of an ant, with the spontaneity of a fruitfly and live curiosity like a firefly, stood this man, tall as a beacon-light in the Society of Science! He was, perhaps, one of the first few to notice the social life of Science! Many stalwarts and doyens, before him, had confined themselves to the Scientific Societies, but he was the one who caught the pulse of the True Science and marvelled in the beauty of the idea of “Societal Science“.

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