Posts Tagged ‘P.C. Ray’

April 25, 2013 0

Tribhuvandas Kalyandas Gajjar (1863–1920): the pioneering industrial chemist of Western India

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Rajesh Kochhar CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 104, NO. 8, 25 APRIL 2013, pp. 1093-1097 Tribhuvandas Kalyandas Gajjar (1863–1920) whose 150th birth anniversary falls this year was Western India’s first industrial chemist. To him goes the credit for introducing German synthetic dyes into Indian textile engineering, initiating alcohol production on modern lines and producing synthesis of formal education and industrial chemistry. He […]

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October 12, 2009 1

Pride and Peeve: India and the Nobel science prizes

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Rajesh Kochhar So far four genetic Indians have won the Nobel science prize: Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman (awarded 1930), Hargobind Khorana (1968), Subramanya Chandrasekhar ( 1983), and Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (2009). Of these only the first one, Raman, was an Indian citizen and the work done was in India. All others acquired US citizenship and worked in […]

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December 12, 2008 1

J.C. Bose in a historical perspective (2005)

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Paper read at the workshop on “J.C. Bose and Today”at  the 28th General Assembly of International Union of Radio Science, New Delhi,23 October 2005   The pioneering scientist who would not patent: J.C. Bose in a historical perspective   Rajesh Kochhar NISTADS: National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies, K.S. Krishnan Marg, Pusa Gate, […]

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