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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910)

For his contributions to the knowledge of the evolution of stars, Indian-American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar shared the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics. His work advanced the understanding of white dwarfs, supernovas, neutron stars, and black holes. He determined the maximum mass of a stable white dwarf—about 1.44 solar masses, the Chandrasekhar limit—beyond which a star will ultimately collapse and become a neutron star or black hole. Who else in his family was a Nobel laureate? More...
MechPebbles
Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:07:16 AM

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Chandrasekhar Limit, yummy!
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 6:38:17 AM

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Now THIS is an impressive man! We get some questionable articles, but this man is worth our attention & admiration. Among numerous achievements, Chandrashekhar guided 50 students to their PhDs!

Applause
srilalitha p
Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 6:53:12 AM

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His contribution is astronomical‼
striker
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incredible mind
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:26:13 PM

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A great thinker and enlightened individual. We have much to thank him for and to remember his life's work, as it benefited all...
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Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 3:57:18 PM

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Don't make fun of his name; that's his culture.
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