Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

1910 - 1995

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Chandrasekhar was awarded the Physics Nobel prize for his theoretical work on the gravitational collapse of stars
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List of References (22 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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Honours awarded to Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
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Fellow of the Royal Society1944
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1946
ASP Bruce Medallist1952
Royal Society Royal Medal1962
Nobel Prize1983
Royal Society Copley Medal1984


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Nobel prizes site (An autobiography of Chandrasekhar and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  1. A Mylwaganam
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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