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Jagadish Chandra Bose

posted Jul 19, 2013, 8:33 PM by The Scientific Indian   [ updated Jul 19, 2013, 11:28 PM ]

Acharya Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose,[1]CSI,[2]CIE,[3]FRS[4] (Bengali: জগদীশ চন্দ্র বসু Jôgodish Chôndro Boshu; 30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a Bengalipolymath, physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction.[5] He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwaveoptics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent.[6]IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science.[7] He is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction. He also invented the crescograph. <More>

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