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@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!

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was an astrophysicist and focused on the evolution of stars. He won Nobel Prize for Physics for his work on this topic with William A Fowler. He was born #OnThisDay :

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Einstein couldn't believe his own theory. Full credit goes to the man who did: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Einstein couldn't believe his own theory. Full credit goes to the man who did: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Einstein couldn't believe his own theory. Full credit goes to the man who did: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Press conference starts with claim that the idea of black holes started with “one man and one man alone” (Einstein) which is... not true. (See: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and all the other people who worked on these questions)

Einstein couldn't believe his own theory. Full credit goes to the man who did: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Today, as the world looks at the first photograph of a #RealBlackHole  , let us salute Lahore-born, Chennai and Cambridge-educated Indian American Nobel winning scientist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar who theorised early on #BlackHoles  #chandra 

#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 

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Remembering Nobel-winning astrophysicist and mathematician Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, after whom ‘The Chandrasekhar Limit’ is named.

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Today's Google Doodle celebrates astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar who predicted the future of stars

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was the 1st astrophysicist to win a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars

It took over 30 years for the world to recognise Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's discoveries

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