Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (Chandra) was born in India in 1910. He became one of the foremost astrophysicists of the 20th century - winning the Nobel prize in physics in 1983. In 1999, NASA launched the @chandraxray space telescope - named for him. #APAHM #AAPI
This AAPI Heritage Month meet Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, a Nobel-prize winning astrophysicist. His discoveries deepened our understanding of black holes, white dwarf stars, gravitational waves, radiation, and turbulence.
@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 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