Jul 10, 2024, 05:23 PM IST

8 lesser-known genius Indian scientists

Mahipal Chouhan

Satyendra Nath Bose: Known for his work in quantum mechanics in the early 1920s, which laid the foundation for Bose-Einstein statistics and the theory of the Bose-Einstein condensate.

G. N. Ramachandran: Made groundbreaking contributions to the field of molecular biology, particularly for his work on the Ramachandran plot for understanding peptide structure.

Meghnad Saha: Known for the Saha Ionization Equation, which explains the physical and chemical conditions in stars.

Salim Ali: Referred to as the "Birdman of India," his work in ornithology is considered pioneering in the study and conservation of Indian birds.

Raja Ramanna: Played a key role in India's nuclear program and was a crucial figure in the development of the country's first nuclear bomb.

Vikram Sarabhai: Known as the father of the Indian space program, he established the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Prafulla Chandra Ray: Known as the father of Indian chemistry, he founded Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, India's first pharmaceutical company.

Yellapragada Subbarow: Made significant contributions to biochemistry and medicine, including the discovery of the function of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) as a source of energy in cells.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports