S Chandrasekhar: His life and science

@article{Singh2011SCH,
  title={S Chandrasekhar: His life and science},
  author={Virendra Pratap Singh},
  journal={Resonance},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={960-986}
}
  • V. Singh
  • Published 26 October 2011
  • Philosophy
  • Resonance

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