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How many indian scientist done world class inventions ? discoveries....!

Asked by Satyakam Nayak,
09 Sep '09 12:40 am

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India has a long and proud scientific tradition. Nehru, in his Discovery of India published in 1946, praised the mathematical achievements of Indian scholars, who are said to have developed geometric theorems before Pythagoras did in the sixth century B.C. and were using advanced methods of determining the number of mathematical combinations by the second century B.C. By the fifth century A.D., Indian mathematicians were using ten numerals and by the seventh century were treating zero as a number.The conceptualization of squares, rectangles, circles, triangles, fractions, the ability to express the number ten to the twelfth power, algebraic formulas, and astronomy had even more ancient origins in Vedic literature, some of which was compiled as early as 1500 B.C. The concepts of astronomy, metaphysics, and perennial movement are all embodied in the Rig Veda . Although such abstract concepts were further developed by the ancient Greeks and the Indian numeral system was popularized in the
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Answered by inquisitive, 09 Sep '09 12:49 am
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So many......jagdishchandra bose,vikram sarabhai, apj abdul kalaam,kalpana chawla n many more......

Answered by krunal modi, 09 Sep '09 12:43 am
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