Satyendra Nath Bose

SatyenBose1925Satyendra Nath Bose (Bengali India; 1 January 1894 – 4 February 1974) Physicist specializing in mathematical physics. He was born in Calcutta. He is best known for his work on quantum mechanics in the early 1920s, providing the foundation for Bose–Einstein statistics and the theory of the Bose–Einstein condensate. A Fellow of the Royal Society, the Government of India awarded him India’s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan in 1954. The class of particles that obey Bose–Einstein statistics, bosons, were named after him by Paul Dirac. Read more…

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