Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS, was an Idian American astrophysicist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with William A. Fowler "for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars".

Born: October 19, 1910, Lahore, Pakistan

Education: University of Cambridge, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Awards: Nobel Prize in Physics, Padma Vibhushan, Bruce Medal.

Died: August 21, 1995, Chicago, Illinois, United States