Biography

P. C. Mahalanobis

December 23, 2014

Prasantha Chandra Mahalanobis or P. C. Mahalanobis  (1893-1972) was the first Indian statistician to receive world recognition. In 1933, Mahalanobis founded the...

Satyendranath Bose

December 23, 2014

Satyendranath Bose (1894-1974) was an Indian Physicist best known for his role in particle Physics. He was  born in Calcutta; he...

Vikram Sarabhai

December 23, 2014

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai (1919-70) is known as father of Indian Space Programme.The precursor to the current ISRO, Indian National Committee for...

Homi Jehangir Bhabha

December 23, 2014

The name of Homi Jehangir Bhabha (1909-1966)  is associated with Bhabha Scattering, which involves relativistic exchange scattering of electrons and Bhabha-Heitler theory,...

C.V. Raman

December 23, 2014

Sir C.V. Raman (1888-1970) is known to have placed India on the world Science map. He was the first person from...

Srinivasa Ramanujan

December 23, 2014

Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22nd December, 1887 in Erode district of Tamil Nadu. He was considered as doyen of number...

Dr. Ashoke Sen

December 23, 2014

In 2012, India’s Dr. Ashoke Sen (Born 1956) became a millionaire overnight when he won the $3m (£1.9m) Fundamental Physics Prize, the...

Shambhu Nath De

December 23, 2014

Dr. Shambhu Nath De (1915-1985) was a medical scientist of India best known for is unparalleled role in the fight with Cholera....

Dr. Subhas Mukherjee

December 23, 2014

Dr. Subhas Mukherjee / Subhash Mokhopadhyaya (1931-1981) was a scientist  on whose life, the award winning movie “Ek doctor ki maut”...

G.N. Ramachandran

December 23, 2014

G.N. Ramachandran (1922-2001) is best known for the “Ramachandran plot” in health sciences. Apart from playing several important roles in our body, the...

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