0
FAMOUS
SCIENTISTS
“WE OWE A LOT TO THE INDIANS, WHO
TAUGHT US HOW TO COUNT, WITHOUT
WHICH NO WORTHWHILE SCIENTIFIC

DISCOVERY COULD HAVE BEE...
FAMOUS
SCIENTISTS OF
INDIA
Satyendra Nath Bose


Satyendra Nath Bose

Born -1 January 1894
Died - 4 February 1974
He was a Bengali Indian physicist ...
Sir Chandrasekhara
Venkata Raman
Born - 7 November 1888
Died – 21 November 1970
He was an Indian physicist whose ground
br...
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Born - 22 December 1887
Died – 26 April 1920
He was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with
a...
Homi Jehangir Bhabha

Born - 30 October 1909
Died – 24 January 1966)
He was an Indian nuclear physicist, founding
director...
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Born - October 19 1910
Died – August 21 1995
He was an IndianAmerican astrophysicist who, with ...
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Kalam

Born - 15 October 1931
He usually referred to as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, is an
Indian sci...
FAMOUS
SCIENTISTS
AROUND THE
WORLD
Albert Einstein

Born - 14 March 1879
Died – 18 April 1955
He was a German-born theoretical physicist and
violinist. He de...
Albert Einstein

Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought
that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to
recon...
Sir Isaac Newton

Born - 25 December 1642
Died – 20 March 1727
He was an English physicist and mathematician who
is widely...
Sir Isaac Newton

Newton's Principia formulated the laws of
motion and universal gravitation that dominated scientists'
vi...
Aristotle
Born - 384 BCE
Death – 322 BCE
He was a Greek philosopher born in Stagirus, northern Greece,
in 384 BCE. His fat...
Marie Curie
Born - 7 November 1867
Death – 4 July 1934
He was a Polish and naturalizedFrench physicist and chemist who con...
Archimedes of Syracuse
Born - 287 BC
Death –  212 BC
He was
a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor,
and astr...
Nikola Tesla
Born - 10 July 1856
Death– 7 January 1943
He was a Serbian American inventor, electrical
engineer, mechanical...
THANK YOU!!!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Scientists

457

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
457
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
12
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Scientists"

  1. 1. FAMOUS SCIENTISTS
  2. 2. “WE OWE A LOT TO THE INDIANS, WHO TAUGHT US HOW TO COUNT, WITHOUT WHICH NO WORTHWHILE SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY COULD HAVE BEEN MADE Albert Einstein ”
  3. 3. FAMOUS SCIENTISTS OF INDIA
  4. 4. Satyendra Nath Bose  Satyendra Nath Bose Born -1 January 1894 Died - 4 February 1974 He was a Bengali Indian physicist specializing in mathematical physics. He was born in Calcutta. He is best known for his work on quantum mechanics in the early 1920s, providing the foundation for Bose–Einstein statistics and the theory of the Bose–Einstein condensate. A Fellow of the Royal Society, the Government of India awarded him India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan in 1954.
  5. 5. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Born - 7 November 1888 Died – 21 November 1970 He was an Indian physicist whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics. He discovered that, when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes in wavelength. This phenomenon is now called Raman scattering and is the result of the Raman effect. In 1954, he was honored with the highest civilian award in India, the Bharat Ratna.
  6. 6. Srinivasa Ramanujan Born - 22 December 1887 Died – 26 April 1920 He was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. Living in India with no access to the larger mathematical community, which was centred in Europe at the time, Ramanujan developed his own mathematical research in isolation. As a result, he rediscovered known theorems in addition to producing new work. Ramanujan was said to be a natural genius by the English mathematician G. H. Hardy, in the same league as mathematicians such as Euler and Gauss.
  7. 7. Homi Jehangir Bhabha Born - 30 October 1909 Died – 24 January 1966) He was an Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Colloquially known as "father of Indian nuclear programme”, Bhabha was the founding director of two well-known research institutions, namely the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and the Trombay Atomic Energy Establishment (now named after him); both sites were the cornerstone of Indian development of nuclear weapons which Bhabha also supervised as its director.
  8. 8. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Born - October 19 1910 Died – August 21 1995 He was an IndianAmerican astrophysicist who, with William A. Fowler, was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics for his mathematical theory of black holes, which was a key discovery that led to the currently accepted theory on the later evolutionary stages of massive stars. The Chandrasekhar limit is named after him.
  9. 9. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Kalam Born - 15 October 1931 He usually referred to as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, studied physics at the St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, and aerospace engineering at the Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Chennai. Before his term as President, he worked as an Aerospace engineer with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Kalam is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. He played a pivotal organizational, technical and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974.
  10. 10. FAMOUS SCIENTISTS AROUND THE WORLD
  11. 11. Albert Einstein Born - 14 March 1879 Died – 18 April 1955 He was a German-born theoretical physicist and violinist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). While best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation"), he received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect”. The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory.
  12. 12. Albert Einstein Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field. This led to the development of his special theory of relativity. He realized, however, that the principle of relativity could also be extended to gravitational fields, and with his subsequent theory of gravitation in 1916, he published a paper on the general theory of relativity. He continued to deal with problems of statistical mechanics and quantum theory, which led to his explanations of particle theory and the motion of molecules. He also investigated the thermal properties of light which laid the foundation of the photon theory of light. In 1917, Einstein applied the general theory of relativity to model the large-scale structure of the universe.
  13. 13. Sir Isaac Newton Born - 25 December 1642 Died – 20 March 1727 He was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for most of classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of the infinitesimal calculus.
  14. 14. Sir Isaac Newton Newton's Principia formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that dominated scientists' view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. It also demonstrated that the motion of objects on the Earth and that of celestial bodies could be described by the same principles. By deriving Kepler's laws of planetary motion from his mathematical description of gravity, Newton removed the last doubts about the validity of the heliocentric model of the cosmos.
  15. 15. Aristotle Born - 384 BCE Death – 322 BCE He was a Greek philosopher born in Stagirus, northern Greece, in 384 BCE. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, whereafter he lived under a guardian’s care. At eighteen, he joined Plato’s Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of thirty-seven (c. 347 BCE). His writings cover many subjects – including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music, rhet oric, linguistics, politics and government – and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy. Shortly after Plato died, Aristotle left Athens and, at the request of Philip of Macedonia, tutored Alexander the Great between 356 and 323 BCE. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, “Aristotle was the first genuine scientist in history. ... Every scientist is in his debt.
  16. 16. Marie Curie Born - 7 November 1867 Death – 4 July 1934 He was a Polish and naturalizedFrench physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris.
  17. 17. Archimedes of Syracuse Born - 287 BC Death –  212 BC He was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Among his advances in physics are the foundations of hydrostatics, statics and an explanation of the principle of the lever. He is credited with designing innovative machines, including siege engines and the screw pump that bears his name. Modern experiments have tested claims that Archimedes designed machines capable of lifting attacking ships out of the water and setting ships on fire using an array of mirrors.
  18. 18. Nikola Tesla Born - 10 July 1856 Death– 7 January 1943 He was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.Tesla gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before emigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison. He soon struck out on his own with financial backers, setting up laboratories and companies to develop a range of electrical devices. His patented AC induction motor and transformer were licensed by George Westinghouse, who also hired Tesla as a consultant to help develop a power system using alternating current. Tesla is also known for his high-voltage, high-frequency power experiments in New York and Colorado Springs which included patented devices and theoretical work used in the invention of radio communication, for his X-ray experiments, and for his illfated attempt at intercontinental wireless transmission in his unfinished Wardenclyffe Tower project.
  19. 19. THANK YOU!!!
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×