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Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai Born: August 12, 1919 Died: December 31,1971 Achievements: Considered the Father of the Indian space program; instrumental in establishing the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad in November 1947; was Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. He along with other Ahmedabad-based industrialists played a major role in the creation of the Indian […]

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Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar Date of Birth : Oct 19, 1910 Date of Death : Aug 21, 1995 Place of Birth : Lahore Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, a Nobel Laureate in Physics and one of the greatest astrophysicists of modern times was born on October 19, 1910 in Lahore, (now in Pakistan) to parents Chandrasekhara Subrahmanya Ayyaa civil servant […]

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Subhash Mukhopadhyay

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Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay Date of Birth : – Date of Death : Jun 19, 1981 Place of Birth : Kolkata Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay (died June 19, 1981) was an Indian physician from Calcutta in India. He was educated at the Scottish Church College and later, at the Calcutta Medical College which was then affiliated to […]

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan Date of Birth : Dec 22, 1887 Date of Death : Apr 26, 1920 Place of Birth : Tamil Nadu Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920) hailed as an all-time great mathematician, like Euler, Gauss or Jacobi, for his natural genius, has left behind 4000 original theorems, despite his lack of formal education and a short […]

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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Born – 21 February 1894 Died – 1 January 1955 Achievements – A noted scientist of India, Dr Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar was appointed the first director-general of the prestigious Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. He also hold the credit of building 12 national laboratories like Central Food Processing Technological Institute at […]

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Satyendra Nath Bose

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Satyendra Nath Bose Date of Birth : Jan 1, 1894 Date of Death : Feb 4, 1974 Place of Birth : Kolkata Satyendra Nath Bose (January 1, 1894 – February 4, 1974) was a Bengali Indian physicist, specializing in mathematical physics. Bose was born in Kolkata (Calcutta), the eldest of seven children. His father, Surendranath […]

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Professor Raj Reddy

Professor Raj Reddy

Professor Raj Reddy Professor Raj Reddy, one of the prominent scientists in computer science in the US, is presently serving as the Director of the West Coast campus of Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Professor Reddy a native Indian, earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Guindy Engineering college of the University of Madras, India, […]

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Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1893 Date of Death : Jun 28, 1972 Place of Birth : India Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis (June 29, 1893-June 28, 1972) was an Indian scientist and applied statistician. He is best known for the Mahalanobis distance, a statistical measure. He did pioneering work on anthropometric variation […]

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Prafulla Chandra Roy

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Prafulla Chandra Roy An Indian scientist who won fame in many countries. Eighty years ago he began the manufacture of medicines in India. A great teacher, great man and a true patriot. A Professor of Chemistry, a pioneer in the field of pharmaceutical industry in India who started making chemicals at home A scientist who […]

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Meghnad Saha

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Meghnad Saha was born on October 6, 1893 in Sheoratali, a village in the District of Dacca, now in Bangladesh. He was the fifth child Sri Jagannath Saha and Smt. Bhubaneshwari Devi. His father was a shopkeeper  in the village. Meghnad Saha had his early schooling in the primary school of the village. As his […]

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