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Say some thing about Sri.Homi Jehangir Bhabha.In which field he excelled?Name the institution named after hm.

Asked by radhakrishnan, 18 Jul '07 09:47 am
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Homi Jehangir Bhabha (October 30, 1909 January 24, 1966) was an Indian nuclear physicist of Parsi-Zoroastrian heritage who had a major role in the development of the Indian atomic energy program and is considered to be the father of India's nuclear program.
Bhabha was born in Bombay. He studied at the Elphinstone College and the Royal Institute of Science. He received his doctorate from the University of Cambridge in 1934.
Paul Dirac greatly influenced Bhabha during his study of Mechanical Engineering at Cambridge, to pursue an education in theoretical physics. A research scientist at the Cavendish Laboratories at Cambridge, he was stranded in India as a result of the Second World War, and set up the Cosmic Ray Research Unit at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore under C. V. Raman in 1939. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on March 20, 1941.
With the help of J. R. D. Tata, he established the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research at Mumbai. With the end of the Wa ...more
Answered by L KINI, 18 Jul '07 10:11 am

 
  
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Homi Jehangir Bhabha (October 30, 1909 January 24, 1966) was an Indian nuclear physicist of Parsi-Zoroastrian heritage who had a major role in the development of the Indian atomic energy program and is considered to be the father of India's nuclear program.

Bhabha was born in Bombay. He studied at the Elphinstone College and the Royal Institute of Science. He received his doctorate from the University of Cambridge in 1934

And ofcourse the institution named behind it is Bhabha Atomic Research Center (B.A.R.C)
Answered by Raj Sachdev, 18 Jul '07 10:09 am

 
  
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Nuclear Phyisicist and founder of Department of Atomic Energy along with Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. BARC is named after him (earlier it was Atomic Energy Establishment Trombay and was named Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in January 1967 by Smt. Indira Gandhi, then prime minister of India). Dr. Bhabha died in a plane crash (Alps, Switzerland) in January 1966.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 18 Jul '07 09:50 am

 
  
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