Author: Dilip M Salwi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129104776
Born in a rich Parsee family of Bombay, Homi Jehangir Bhabha, was destined to carve a niche for himself in the field of nuclear science. Unlike several of his colleagues, he chose not to settle down in the West. Instead, he returned to India and brought with him, what is now called Big Science.
In Independent India, Bhabha, with the support of Jawaharlal Nehru, laid the foundation of a scientific establishment and was responsible for the creation of two premier institutions-the Tata Institute of Research and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
Scientist, painter, musician and visionary, this is the inspiring story of India’s greatest scientific manager, one who believed in the ability of Indian industrial progress need nuclear power and pioneered its research at a time when it was still a new field in the West.
THE CHARITAWALI SERIES
Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures on India. The series presents that lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people.
These biographies have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.
The Patriotic Mission
The Cultured Upbringing
The Harbinger of Nuclear Age
The World Nuclear Leader
The Modern Leonardo da Vinci
The Scientific Visionary
Sayings of Homi J Bhabha