Tag: Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray

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  • Beyond the test tube~II

    Beyond the test tube~II

    French scientist Marcellin Berthelot's Alchemist's Greece influenced him to write a letter to him, mentioning India's contribution in alchemy and its significance. Berthelot, while admiring Ray's views, made a personal request to provide him more information about ancient Hindu chemistry.

    January 25, 2020
  • Beyond the test tube~I

    Beyond the test tube~I

    Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray achieved greatness by his remarkable activities in numerous fields of life. A renowned professor, pioneer of chemical research and chemical education in India including the establishment of chemical industries, he should be identified with the spirit of selfless service to humanity

    January 24, 2020
  • 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