Jagadish Chandra Bose

Updated on: 29.09.2011

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Lifetime

Born: 30.11.1858 in Mymensingh, East Bengal (now Bangladesh)
Passed away: 23.11.1937

About

Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, (Bengali: জগদীশ চন্দ্র বসু Jôgodish Chôndro Boshu) was a Bengali polymath: a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, and writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. He is considered one of the fathers of radio science, and is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction. He was the first from the Indian subcontinent to get a US patent, in 1904.

Wikipedia

Born

1 January 1894(1894-01-01) Calcutta, British India

Died

4 February 1974(1974-02-04) (aged 80) Calcutta, India

Residence

India

Nationality

Indian

Fields

Mathematics and Physics

Institutions

University of Calcutta
University of Dhaka

Alma mater

University of Calcutta

Doctoral advisor

none

Known for

Bose–Einstein condensate, Bose–Einstein statistics, Bose gas

Influenced

Jamal Nazrul Islam

Publications

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