# Satyendra Nath Bose, 1 January 1894 - 4 February 1974

@article{Mehra1975SatyendraNB, title={Satyendra Nath Bose, 1 January 1894 - 4 February 1974}, author={Jagdish Mehra}, journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society}, year={1975}, pages={116 - 154} }

S. N. Bose was one of India’s most eminent scientists. Bose’s achievements in scientific research were not as sustained or as numerous as those of his contemporaries like C. V. Raman,(1) Meghnad Saha (2) and K. S. Krishnan,(3) together with whom he became a pioneer of education and research in modern physics in India. But the circumstances of Bose’s intellectual development were unusual and he was destined to play an inspiring role in the scientific and cultural life of his country. Bose’s…

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