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Vikram A. Sarabhai Biography For Students

Vikram A. Sarabhai Biography For Students

Full Name: Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai Birth: 12 August 1919, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Education: Gujarat Arts and Science College Sheth C N Vidyalaya St John’s College, Cambridge University of Cambridge Awards: Padma Bhushan Padma Vibhushan Death: 30 December 1971, Halcyon Castle, Thiruvananthapuram One of the greatest scientists of India. As Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, he guided research of the greatest …

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Benjamin Franklin Biography For Students

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was one of twenty children. Franklin’s father Josiah had ten children by his first marriage and ten by his second. Benjamin was the fifteenth child. He also happened to be the youngest boy. Franklin was only able to attend two years of schooling but continued his own education …

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Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Biography

Sir C. V. Raman

Sir C. V. Raman — Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist, born in the former Madras Province, whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics. He discovered that, when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes …

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C.V. Raman Biography For Students

C.V. Raman

Born: November 7, 1888 Died: November 21, 1970 Achievements: He was the first Indian scholar who studied wholly in India received the Nobel Prize. Indian Tamil physicist born in the former Madras Province in India presently the state of Tamil Nadu, who carried out ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering, which earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for …

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Homi Jahangir Bhabha Biography For Students

Homi Jahangir Bhabha Biography For Students

Born: 30 October 1909, Mumbai Died: 24 January 1966, Mont Blanc Full name: Homi Jehangir Bhabha Awards: Padma Bhushan Homi Jahangir Bhabha (H. J. Bhabha) Cosmic rays are fast-moving, extremely small particles coming from outer space. When these particles enter the earth’s atmosphere, they collide with the atoms in the air and produce showers of electrons. In 1937, Homi Jahangir Bhabha, …

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Har Gobind Khorana Biography For Students And Children

Born: 9th January, 1922 in Rajpur, Punjab, India 1958: Merch Award of the Chemical Institute of Canada 1960: Gold Medal of the Professional Institute of Canadian Public Service 1967: Dannie Heineman Prize 1968: Lasker Foundation Award 1968: Lousia Gross Horutiz Prize 1968: Nobel Prize 1969: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India Har Gobind Khorana Biography Har Gobind Khorana was …

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