Satyendra Nath Bose
Indian mathematician and physicistDied when: 80 years 34 days (961 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Satyendra Nath Bose FRS (/ˈboʊs/; 1 January 1894 – 4 February 1974) was an Indian mathematician and physicist specializing in theoretical physics.He is best known for his work on quantum mechanics in the early 1920s, in developing the foundation for Bose statistics and the theory of the Bose condensate.
A Fellow of the Royal Society, he was awarded India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, in 1954 by the Government of India.
The class of particles that obey Bose statistics, bosons, was named after Bose by Paul Dirac.A polymath, he had a wide range of interests in varied fields, including physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy, philosophy, arts, literature, and music.
He served on many research and development committees in sovereign India.