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3 Indian Scientists Who Changed The World

3 Indian Scientists Who Changed The World

The skills and talents of Indian scientists are not unknown to the world, thanks to the brilliance of some of the pioneering scientific figures. From Homi J Bhaba to C.V. Raman, the talents of Indian scientists and inventors have been positively established in many different fields, including medicine, physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology. Some of these phenomenal scientists have also substantially contributed to advanced scientific research in many different areas of the world. Science has made our lives easier and answered the questions of this mysterious universe. But how often do we think and try to learn about these exceptional minds? Here is a compiled list of the Indian scientists who have established their names not just in our country but the whole world.

3 Indian Scientists Who Changed The World

3 Indian Scientists Who Changed The World
3 Indian Scientists Who Changed The World

 

  1. Visvesvaraya: Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was a notable Indian engineer, scholar, statesman. His expertise ranged from the fields of science to politics. Born on 15 September 1860, Sir Visvesvaraya was a recipient of India’s highest honour, the Bharat Ratna. He invented the ‘automatic sluice gates’ and ‘block irrigation system’ which are still considered to be marvels in engineering. Each year, his birthday, 15 September is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India. In 1895, he came up with the brilliant idea of filtering water through collecting wells, which was rarely seen anywhere in the world.

 

  1. Meghnad Saha: Born on 6th October 1893, Meghnad Saha’s groundbreaking Saha Ionization Equation interpreted the chemical and physical conditions in stars. This allowed astronomers to accurately relate the spectral stars and their temperatures. He also invented an instrument to measure the weight and pressure of solar rays. But did you know, he was also the chief architect of river planning in India? He prepared the original plan for the Damodar Valley Project.

 

  1. Jagadish Chandra Bose: JC Bose was a man of many talents. He was a polymath, physicist, biologist, botanist and archaeologist. Named the father of radio science by IEEE, Jagadish Chandra Bose pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics. was the first person to use semiconductor junctions to detect radio signals, thus demonstrating wireless communication for the first time. What’s more, he is also probably the father of open technology, as he never patented his work and made his inventions and work freely available for others to further develop. This legendary scientist also invented the Cresco graph which measured the response of plants to various stimuli and hypothesized that plants can feel pain, understand affection etc.

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