Nobel Prize winners from India are with due respect enlisted below, these are great people from India who showed the
SUBRAMANIAN CHANDRASHEKAR (1910-1995) : The Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983as awarded to Dr S. Chandrashekar, an Indian-born astrophysicist. Educated in PresidencyCollege, Chennai, Dr. Chandrashekar happened to be the nephew of his Nobel forbear, SirC.V. Raman. He later migrated to the United States where he authored several books onAstrophysics and Stellar Dynamics. He developed a theory on white dwarf stars which posts alimit of mass of dwarf stars known also as Chandrashekar Limit. His theory explains the finalstages of stellar evolution.
HARGOBIND KHORANA (b. 1922) : Hargobind Khorana was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1968. Of Indianorigin, Dr Khorana was born in Raipur, Punjab (now in Pakistan). He took his doctoral degree in Chemistry from LiverpoolUniversity and joined the University of Wisconsin as a Faculty Member in 1960. His major breakthrough in the field ofMedicine—interpreting the genetic code and analyzing its function in protein synthesis—fetched him the Nobel Prize.
CHANDRASHEKAR VENKATARAMAN (1888-1970) : India’s first Nobel Prize for Physicswas claimed in 1930 by the renowned physicist Sir C.V. Raman. Born at Thiruvanaikkavalnear iruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, Raman studied at Presidency College, Chennai. Later, heserved as Professor of Physics at Calcutta University. Recipient of many honors and awards,including the title of ‘Sir’, Sir C.V. Raman received the Nobel Prize for an important opticsresearch, in which he discovered that diffused light contained rays of other wavelengths—what is now popularly known as Raman Effect. His theory discovered in 1928 explains thechange in the frequency of light passing through a transparent medium.
RABINDRANATH TAGORE (1861-1941) : Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indianever to receive a Nobel Prize. Popularly known as Gurudev, India’s Poet Laureate Tagore wasborn on 7 May 1861 in Kolkata. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognitionof his work Geetanjali, a collection of poems, in 1913. Tagore wrote many love lyrics.Geetanjali and Sadhana are among his important works. The poet, dramatist and novelist isalso the author of India’s National Anthem. In 1901 he founded the famous Santiniketanwhich later came to be known as Vishwabharati University.