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When The Pioneer of Thermodynamics Was Rejected

Dec 23, 2020 0 comments

Sometimes an idea is so far ahead of the time that when proposed it is met with suspicion and mockery. This happened with English physicist ...

Suspended Jewish Physicist Went On To Win Nobel Prize

Dec 11, 2020 0 comments

In 1933, when the Nazi Party came to power in Germany, physicist Max Born, who was Jewish, was suspended from professorship at the Universit...

Nominated 84 Times For Nobel Prize But Never Won

Dec 6, 2020 0 comments

If there was anybody close to Einstein's genius, it was his compatriot Arnold Sommerfeld. In fact, despite being 10 years his senior, So...

Who Was Jagadish Chandra Bose?

Nov 15, 2020 0 comments

There are only a handful of people whose legacy goes on to live for-ever. Indian scientist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose is one of them, as you ...

Who Was Lise Meitner?

Nov 13, 2020 0 comments

Lise Meitner was an Austrian-Swedish scientist known for her discoveries of the element protactinium and nuclear fission. She was praised by...

Biography of Carl Sagan

Jun 1, 2019 2 comments

As a scientist, Carl Sagan contributed enormously to our knowledge of the solar system.  He correctly predicted the existence of meth...

Half The Particles In The Universe Obey Him

Jan 1, 2019 12 comments

Half the particles in the universe obey him: This is how a professor of physics once introduced Satyendra Nath Bose to his student...

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