Which famous people have you outlived?

Satyendra Nath Bose

Indian mathematician and physicist

Died when: 80 years 34 days (961 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn


Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose FRS (/'bo?s/; 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.

Related People

Max Born
German physicist and mathematician
Edward Condon
American nuclear physicist
Léon Rosenfeld
Belgian physicist and Marxist
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License