Posts Tagged ‘Birbal Sahni’

June 11, 2013 0

Professor Ruchi Ram Sahni (1863-1948): A scientific biography

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Rajesh Kochhar Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali 140306, Punjab Send me an e-mail if you wish to receive ¬†the pdf file. Physics News 2013, Vol.43, No. 1 (Jan.) pp.19-35 Professor Ruchi Ram Sahni (1863-1948) whose 150th birth anniversary falls this year was the first Indian officer in the India Meteorological Department (1885-1887) […]

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June 8, 2013 1

The early Indian Academy of Sciences: The Bhera connection

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Rajesh Kochhar Current Science 2013 Vol. 104 No. 11 (10 June) p. 1566 “It is remarkable that four of the fellows elected to the Indian¬† Aademy of Sciences, Bangalore in its year of establishment, i.e. 1934, were connected with a small town Bhera now in the Sargodha district of Punjab in Pakistan. In three cases […]

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