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Homi Jehangir Bhabha
Homi Jehangir Bhabha

Homi Jehangir Bhabha

by Chintamani Deshmukh

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Language

English

Publisher

National Book Trust

ISBN

8123741065 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 135

Binding

Paperback

Chintamani Deshmukh

Author: Chintamani Deshmukh
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 135
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123741065

Description

The present biography of Bhabha presents the legendary scientist not only from the perspective of his contribution to Indian Science and Technology but also deals with his other areas of interests and concerns.

The reader through these pages, gets to know an institution builder, an administrator, a diplomat, a dreamer, a painter, a music lover, a sensitive man that Bhabha was, besides also getting an insight into the joy and pain of the aspirations and limitations of a newly independent nation.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

CHINTAMANI DESHMUKH did his M Sc, from Bombay University and taught Physics at the VJT Institute, Mumbai for thirty years. He has been a science communicator and was associated with Lok Vidnyan Sanghatana and Vidnyan Granthali in Maharashtra for a number of years. His books include biographies of Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi and Homi Bhabha in Marathi published by Granthali.

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION

Childhood and Early Education
Making of a Physicist-the Cambridge Years
Taking Roots in India-the IISc Interlude
Institution Building
Indian Atomic energy Programme
The Scientist-Diplomat
Contribution to Other Areas of National Science
Science and Technology Administrator
The Artist, Patron and Connoisseur Par Excellence
Epilogue

APPENDICES

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