Month: October 2023

Amal Kumar Raychowdhuri

Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri: The Indian Physicist

This Indian scientist Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri was behind British physicist Roger Penrose’s Nobel Prize triumph for unraveling the mysteries of Black Holes. Unfortunately, the world never recognised him. Standing on the shoulders of city physicist @Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri and his groundbreaking Raychaudhuri equation, Penrose made his groundbreaking discoveries. Raychaudhuri’s work remains a crucial tool in …

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ISERC

Integrated Science Education and Research Centre (ISERC)

Integrated Science Education and Research Centre (ISERC) is a less-known but excellent institute for science education in India. It was founded in 2008 upon the recommendation of Visva Bharati University of West Bengal and the President of India in 2006. Visva-Bharati University itself is a well-known university in Shantiniketan, West Bengal, founded by Rabindranath Tagore. …

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Bishun Khare

Bishun Khare: The Scientist Inspires Naming of Pluto Crater

Pluto has now established an official link to India as it proudly carries the name of the Indian scientist -Bishun Khare on one of its craters. In August 2019, the International Astronomical Union (IAU)  honored Bishun Khare after his death by naming a crater on Pluto after him called Khare crater recognising his significant contributions …

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Ashok Parthasarathi

Ashok Parthasarathi: Science and Technology Advisor

When India lacked the resources to import advanced technologies, this forgotten scientist established state-owned companies to produce essential components like microchips and optical fibers. Born in 1940, Ashok Parthasarathi lineage carried the legacy of illustrious figures like his grandfather, N Gopalaswami Ayyangar, a prominent Constituent Assembly member, and his father, the renowned diplomat G Parathasarathi.  …

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Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh

Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh: Mindful Learning Expert

Her unwavering devotion is not only illuminating the path for dyslexic children in India but she’s also single handedly revolutionizing the entire education sphere. Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh, known for establishing the first cognitive and neuroimaging laboratory in India, has recognized the pressing issue of dyslexia and took it upon herself to make a lasting …

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Dr. Ramendra Mukherjee

Dr. Ramendra Mukherjee: The Indian Serial Inventor

Known as the “Indian Serial Inventor” with over 30 international patents. He has left an indelible mark on the world of innovation. Dr. Ramendra Mukherjee’s groundbreaking ‘All-in-One Microscope,‘ capable of replacing the functions of various microscopes, exemplifies his unwavering dedication to scientific excellence and solving real-world challenges. His journey of scientific innovation began at the …

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