Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Indian-American astrophysicist

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (19 October 1910 – 21 August 1995) was an Indian American Physicist. He received the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics alongside William Alfred Fowler "for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars".[1]

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
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Born19 October, 1910
Died21 August, 1995
NationalityIndia
AwardsNobel Prize in Physics (1983)

He was born in Lahore now Pakistan until 1916, his family came and settled in Allahabad then in 1918, moved to Madras. He died in Chicago.

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  1. "Subrahmanyan-Chandrasekhar-Facts". Nobelprize.org.