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C. V. Raman and the Discovery of the Raman Effect
Abstract. In 1928 the Indian physicist C. V. Raman (1888-1970) discovered the effect named after him virtually simultaneously with the Russian physicists G. S. Landsberg (1890-1957) and L. I.Expand
The 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics: A close decision?
Raman scattering (in Russia called combination scattering) was discovered in 1928 by Indian and Russian scientists, at almost the same time. In 1930, the Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded to theExpand
U N Brahmachari: Scientific Achievements and Nomination for the Nobel Prize and the Fellowship of the Royal Society of London
Bengal produced a number of high rank scientists, but ignored their history. One such unsung hero is Upendra Nath Brahmachari (1873–1946). Brahmachari discovered pentavalent antimonials, UreaExpand
The Nobel Laureate W.C. Roentgen and His X-Rays
The first time, in 1901, the Physics Nobel Prize was awarded to Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, the discoverer of the X-rays. At that time neither the nominees nor the nominators were well-informed aboutExpand
J. C. Bose and the German scientific community: scientific and political context
To explore his interaction with the German scientific community, documents of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bose's correspondence with the Swedish Nobel Laureate Svante Arrhenius, Encyclopaedia of Plant Physiology and other German literature have been analysed. Expand
The Pioneers of Cosmic Ray Research in India
Centenary symposium on Discovery of Cosmic Rays was organised in Denver, Colorado (USA) in June 2012. The proceedings of this conference published by American Institute of Physics (AIP) in 2013 areExpand
RUSA: the Roadmap to Revamping Higher Education in India
Education is the most powerful instrument in the progressive transformation of a society. The higher education especially contribute to constructive dynamism, critical thinking and creative evolutionExpand