Tag: Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose

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  • Astronomy to Astrophysics

    Astronomy to Astrophysics

    Meghnad Saha was born 125 years ago in an obscure village in East Bengal, now Bangladesh, in a family where his father was an indigent shopkeeper. The country was under British rule, and society was sharply divided by a rigid caste structure, destructive poverty and extreme superstition. Young Meghnad had to fight against inconceivable odds …

    October 10, 2018
  • Belligerence to Harmony

    Belligerence to Harmony

    They were radically different. Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose was a staunch Brahmo and Swami Vivekananda a devout Hindu. Their coming together was in itself a paradox, indeed a transition from belligerence to harmony. Their contribution to their respective philosophies was original. Vivekananda’s image worship and Guru worship were repugnant to Bose, and the latter was …

    August 7, 2018
  • Recalling a great visionary

    Recalling a great visionary

    Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray (1861-1944), whose birth anniversary falls on 2 August, was the founding father of modern science teaching and research in India alongside Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose. Two volumes of the biographical memoir of Acharya Ray – Life and Experiences of a Bengali Chemist (1932-35) – describe the colonial injustice to people of …

    August 3, 2018