Aristotle One of the prominent names of history, this famous personality was a Greek philosopher, was born in Stagira in North Greece, the son of Nichomachus, the court physician to the Macedonian royal family. He was trained first in medicine, and then in 367BC was sent to Athens to study philosophy with Plato. He stayed at Plato’s Academy until about 347. He has also been under the supervision of Alexander the Continue Reading.
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Edwin Powell Hubble was born in the small town of Marshfield, Missouri, USA, on November 29th, 1889. He died at age 63, on September 28, 1953. He was an astronomer who changed the understanding of the universe by confirming that galaxies exist outside of our own Milky Way galaxy. He also helped establish that the universe is expanding. Edwin Hubble went to Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship, where he studi Continue Reading.
Marie Curie was born on November 7, 1867 and died on July 4, 1934. iMarie Sklodowska Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland,on November 7, 1867, the youngest of five children of Wladislaw and Bronislava Boguska Sklodowska. After her father lost his job, the family struggled and was forced to take borders (renters) into their small apartment. Religious as a child, Curie rejected her faith after her sister died of typhus Continue Reading.
Abdul Kalam was born in 1931. Dr. A.J.P. Abdul Kalam is the chief architect of India’s missile programme. The name Dr.Abdul Kalam and Indian missile have become synonymous.This is the reason why Abdul Kalam has earned nick name the “Missile Man”. Dr. Kalam has devoted his life to building up India’s missile defense technology to be on a par with other developed countries.It was Dr.KalamR Continue Reading.
Homi Bhabha: Date of birth: 1909 Date of death: 1986 Dr. Homi Bhabha Dr. HOMI JEHANGIR BHABHA is called the father of Indian Nuclear Science.Dr.Bhabha founded the TATA Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai in 1945.Under the aegis is of Dr.Bhabha the first Indian Atomic Research Center (IARC) was established at Trombay,Bombay.Likewise India’s first atomic reactor,named APSARA was also commissi Continue Reading.
Stephen Hawking was born in 1942. Despite being physically handicapped,Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous scientist in the world today.Most people are amazed at seeing the rare insights and the active brain of Professor Hawking.Hawking is physically inactive due to a disease called ‘Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(ALS) that has confined him to wheelchair,and can hardly move or speak,but with aid of spec Continue Reading.
C.V. Raman: Date of birth: 1888 Date of death: 1970 C.V. Raman SIR PROFESSOR CHANDRASHEKHARA VENKATA RAMAN WAS popularly known as Professor C.V.Raman.He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930 for his outstanding discovery of the scattering of light.All his life Raman worked for the cause of scientific development in India. Raman was an exceptionally brilliant boy right from his childhood.He passed all school and colle Continue Reading.
Srinivasa Aiyanger Ramanujan: Date of birth:1887 Date of death:1920 SRINIVASA AIYANGAR RAMANUJAN,popularly known as Srinivasa Ramanujan or S.Ramanujan,is remembered as the most brilliant mathematician of India.His mathematician approaches have been proved to be highly intellectual and innovative. Ramanujan,due to his extreme poverty,could not even complete his college education but he made his own formulas to solv Continue Reading.