Biography of Vikram Sarabhai: Father of Indian Space Program
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Biography of Vikram Sarabhai: Father of Indian Space Program

Introduction One of the greatest scientists of India. As Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, he guided research of the greatest importance to the country. A born scientist and a beloved teacher. When a great man dies, the first question people ask is: “After him, who?” Generally, this question is soon answered. But, sometimes, it…

Sir CV Raman’s Biography: The first Asian Nobel Prize winner
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Sir CV Raman’s Biography: The first Asian Nobel Prize winner

Introduction The genius who won the Nobel Prize for Physics, with simple equipment barely worth Rs. 300. He was the first Asian scientist to win the Nobel Prize. He was a man of boundless curiosity and a lively sense of humor. His spirit of inquiry and devotion to science laid the foundations for scientific research…

Birbal Sahni: Story of a bright student to a Paleobotanist
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Birbal Sahni: Story of a bright student to a Paleobotanist

Introduction A great scientist who lived only for knowledge. He declined high posts. He was a genius who shone in several spheres. He was a great teacher and a great man. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was free India’s first Minister of Education. He invited a reputed scientist to become a secretary to the Government in…

Homi Bhabha: Biography, Research, Inventions, Inspiration
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Homi Bhabha: Biography, Research, Inventions, Inspiration

Introduction The architect of Nuclear Science in Modern India. His farsightedness, powers of organization, and the encouragement and guidance young scientists received from him, these built up an invaluable asset for scientific work in India. He was a painter and worshipped the beauty of Nature. Science and art both enriched his mind and life. He…

About Satyendranath Bose, who worked with Einstein
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About Satyendranath Bose, who worked with Einstein

Introduction A renowned Indian scientist. He developed a new branch of physics. He worked with Albert Einstein, Madame Curie and other scientists of world renown. He was a veteran teacher revered by his students for his affection, discipline and methodical work. Some students love mathematics. What are the maximum marks they score in it? It…