Homi J. Bhabha, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Homi J. Bhabha

1909-1966, Indian nuclear physicist

Date of Birth: 30-Oct-1909

Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 24-Jan-1966

Profession: physicist, nuclear physicist

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Homi J. Bhabha

  • Homi Jehangir Bhabha (30 October 1909 – 24 January 1966) was an Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).
  • Colloquially known as "father of the Indian nuclear programme", Bhabha was also the founding director of the Atomic Energy Establishment, Trombay (AEET) which is now named the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in his honour.
  • TIFR and AEET were the cornerstone of Indian development of nuclear weapons which Bhabha also supervised as director.Bhabha was awarded the Adams Prize (1942) and Padma Bhushan (1954).
  • He was also nominated for the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1951 and 1953–1956.

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