Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan, 1898-1961

  title={Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan, 1898-1961},
  author={Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale and Homi Jehangir Bhabha},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={244 - 255}
  • K. Lonsdale, H. Bhabha
  • Published 1 November 1967
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
India lost a distinguished physicist and philosopher in the death, after a third heart attack, of Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan. His contributions to science and his achievements especially in physics won international recognition for India. Krishnan was born on 4 December 1898, in the village of Watrap, in the Tirunelveli (now Ramnad) District of Tamilnad (Madras State). His father was a Brahmin farmer-scholar of the old school, deeply versed in Tamil and Sanskrit religious literature, who… 
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Sir Kariamanickam Srinivasa Krishnan (1898–1961)
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