Indian scientists

India has a rich history of scholars and scientists whose work has been highly appreciated across the globe. Some Indian scientists created history by changing the world and setting benchmarks of innovation.

Jagadish Chandra Bose

30 November 1858
23 November 1937
Botanists, Physicists

J.C. Bose was a man of many talents he was a polymath, physicist, biologist, botanist Read More

M Visvesvaraya

15 September 1861
12 April 1962
’Automatic sluice gates’ and ‘Block irrigation system’

Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was a Read More

Srinivasa Ramanujan

22 December 1887
26 April 1920
Mathematical Analysis, Number Theory

Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician who made significant contributions Read More

C V Raman

7 November 1888
21 November 1970
Raman Effect

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist born in the former Read More

Janaki Ammal

4 November 1897
7 February 1984

Janaki Ammal Edavalath Kakkat was an Indian botanist who conducted scientific Read More

Homi J Bhabha

30 October 1909
24 January 1966
Theoretical physicist, best known as the chief architect of the Indian atomic energy program.

Homi Jehangir Bhabha was an Indian Read More

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

19 October 1910
21 August 1995
Evolutionary stages of massive stars

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar FRS was an Indian American astrophysicist Read More

APJ Abdul Kalam

15 October 1931
27 July 2015
India’s missile and nuclear weapons programs

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, born on October 15, 1931 is an Indian scientist Read More

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai

12 August 1919
30 December 1971
Indian Space programme

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded Read More

Birbal Sahni

14 November 1891
10 April 1949
Paleobotanist known for his research on the fossils of the Indian subcontinent.

Birbal Sahni FRS was an Indian Read More

M. S. Swaminathan

7 August 1925
Green Revolution program

Dr. M.S. Swaminathan is a renowned Indian geneticist and administrator, who made a stellar contribution in the success of India's Green Revolution program,
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Satyendra Nath Bose

1 January 1894
4 February 1974
Qualities of Electromagnetic Radiation.

Satyendra Nath Bose was an eminent physicist after whom ‘Bosons’, one of Read More

Prafulla Chandra Ray

2 August 1861
16 June 1944
Famous academician and chemist, known for being the founder of Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals,
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Har Gobind Khorana

9 January 1922
9 November 2011
Biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for demonstrating how the nucleotides in nucleic acids control the synthesis of proteins.
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Meghnad Saha

6 October 1893
16 February 1956
Astrophysicist who developed the Saha equation, which explains chemical and physical conditions in stars.
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