Today marks the 96th birth anniversary of Dr Har Gobind Khorana (January 9, 1922 – November 9, 2011), who was a pioneering Indian-American biochemist. He was Nobel Prize Winner for Physiology or Medicine in 1968 for unraveling the nucleotide sequence of RNA and deciphering the genetic code. He is known as a scientist who revolutionized biochemistry with his pioneering work in DNA chemistry. Google today celebrates the 96th Birth Anniversary of Dr Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle.
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Remembering the Nobel prize winning astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.
Today marks the 107th birth anniversary of Professor Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (October 19, 1910 – August 21, 1995), a renowned Indian astrophysicist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with William A Fowler. His mathematical treatment of stellar evolution yielded many of the best current theoretical models of the later evolutionary stages of massive stars and black holes. The Chandrasekhar limit is named after him. S Chandrasekhar is the first astrophysicist to have won a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars.
Ten inspirational quotes of Mother Saint Teresa of Calcutta.
Mother Teresa, known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now the capital of the Republic of Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. After living in Macedonia for eighteen years she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life.
List of laureates of Indian citizen, birth and origin, connections.
The Nobel Prizes are prizes awarded annually to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, physiology or medicine, literature, peace, and economics (established in 1968). From 1913 to 2014, only eight Indians (citizen, birth and origin) have won the Nobel Prize.