@minionsdream N @NASAASA 's Chandra X-ray Observatory was named in honor of the late Indian-American Nobel laureate, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. Known to the world as Chandra (which means "moon " or "luminous " in Sanskrit), he was regarded as one of the foremost astrophysicists of the 20th century!
#DidYouKnow The Chandrasekhar Limit is still used to measure the mass and structure of a star. In 1983, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize in Physics along with American astrophysicist William A. Fowler. #ThisDayInHistory
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar explained what happens when humongous stars die
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar'>Remembering Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar on his #Birthday . The Observatory is named for the Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist.
It took over 30 years for the world to recognise Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's discoveries