Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS (/ˌtʃʌndrəˈʃeɪkɑr/; Tamil: சுப்பிரமணியன் சந்திரசேகர்; October 19, 1910 – August 21, 1995), was an Indian-American astrophysicist who, with William A. Fowler, won the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics for key discoveries that led to the currently accepted theory on the later evolutionary stages of massive stars. The Chandrasekhar limit is named after him. Chandrasekhar wa... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 19-Oct-1910

Place of Birth: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Date of Death: 21-Aug-1995

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Astronomer

Nationality: United States of America, India

Zodiac Sign: Libra






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