Tag Archives: Greatest Scientists of India

Raja Ramanna: Biography of Indian Physicist

Raja Ramanna: Biography of Indian Physicist

Born: 28 January 1925, Tiptur Died: 24 September 2004, Mumbai Books: The Structure of Music in Raga and Western Systems, Years of Pilgrimage, an Autobiography, Literacy in Indial Awards: Padma Shri (1968) Padma Bhushan (1973) Padma Vibhushan (1975) Education: Bishop Cotton Boys’ School Bengaluru St. Joseph’s College Madras Christian College University of Mumbai King’s College London, United Kingdom Raja Ramanna …

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Nambi Narayanan Biography For Students

Nambi Narayanan Biography For Students

Full Name: S. Nambi Narayanan Date of Birth: 12 December 1941 [Nagercoil, Travancore, Kanyakumari District, Kerala, India] Education: • DVD Higher Secondary School • Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai (BE-Mechanical) • Princeton University, New Jersey, USA Occupation: Scientist Awards: Padma Bhushan S. Nambi Narayanan (12 December 1941) is an Indian scientist and an aerospace engineer. He was awarded the Padma …

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Birbal Sahni: Biography of Indian paleobotanist

Birbal Sahni

Name: Birbal Sahni FRS Born: 14 November 1891, Bhera, Pakistan Died: 10 April 1949, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Nationality: Indian Field: Paleobotany (Study of Fossils) Education: University of London (1919) Emmanuel College University of Cambridge (1914) University of the Punjab GCU Birbal Sahni — In 1932, a foreign scientist who came to Lucknow University to meet Birbal Sahni, the greatest …

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Gopalasamudram Narayana Ramachandran

Gopalasamudram Narayana Ramachandran

Name: Gopalasamudram Narayana Ramachandran Born: 8 October 1922, Ernakulam Died: 7 April 2001, Chennai Known for: Ramachandran plot Children: Vijaya Ramachandran, Ramesh Narayan, Harishankar Ramachandran Books: Fourier Methods in Crystallography, Crystal Optics Education: University of Cambridge, St. Joseph’s college, University of Madras Gopalasamudram Narayana Ramachandran — Gopalasamudram Narayana Iyer Ramachandran, or G.N. Ramachandran, was a prominent Indian scientist, best known …

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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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Panchanan Maheshwari Biography For Students

Panchanan Maheshwari Biography For Students

Born: 9 November 1904, Jaipur, Rajasthan Died: 18 May 1966, Delhi Award: Fellow of the Royal Society (1965) Education: Ewing Christian College Field: Botany Panchanan Maheshwari – In the heyday of science at Allahabad University students from all parts of the country used to flock to it. Of the hundreds who entered it in July, 1921, was Panchanan Maheshwari. At …

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Mambillikalathil Govind Kumar Menon Biography

Name: M. G. K. Menon Born: 28 August 1928 Mangalore, Madras Presidency, British India Died: 22 November 2016 (aged 88) Nationality: Indian Alma mater: University of Mumbai, University of Bristol Known for: KGF Experiments (Particle experiments at Kolar Gold Fields) Fields: Physics Awards: 1996 Abdus Salam Medal 1985 Padma Vibhushan 1970 FRS 1968 Padma Bhushan 1960 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize …

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Satyendra Nath Bose Biography For Students

Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose — When that great educationist, Asutosh Mookerjee, founded the University Collage of Science in Calcutta, it did not have even a proper library. So, when in 1916 two brilliant young men joined the collage as lectures, with ambitions of doing research in physics and mathematics, they were greatly disappointed. Satyendra Nath Bose Biography Those were the days …

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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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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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