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December 7, 2008 0

Science as a symbol of new nationhood: India and the IGY (2008)

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HISTORICAL NOTE CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 94, NO. 6, 25 MARCH 2008 813 Science as a symbol of new nationhood: India and the International Geophysical Year 1957–58 Rajesh Kochhar The International Geophysical Year 1957–58 (IGY) enabled India to join the world club of science as an equal, modernize its existing institutions, support basic sciences unapologetically, and […]

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