List of famous Indian physicists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

How would have life been without the invention of the mobile phone? Would communication be as rapid and rampant as it is today? What if light bulb was never invented? Would you have known the universe like you do today had scientists not researched on it? From the humble light bulb to the magnanimous space explorations, scientists have given us numerous gifts of life which we often take for granted. Had it not been for the great minds, life wouldn’t have been this easy and technology this advanced! It is to these inordinate and prodigious talents that we owe much of our existence. This segment commemorates the offerings by great Indian physicists whose contribution is simply immeasurable. CV Raman was a pioneer of light effect. He was the first to discover that light changes its wavelength after traversing from a transparent material. It is for his work on scattering of light that he was bestowed with a Nobel Prize. Homi J Bhabha was yet another noted physicist who played an important role in Quantum Theory. Venkatraman Radhakrishnan was a globally renowned astrophysicist and was famous for designing ultra-light aircraft and sailboats. Other prominent Indian physicists include Jagdish Chandra Bose, Meghnad Saha, SN Bose, S Chandrashekhar, APJ Abdul Kalam and so on. Read further to get updated information on the life and works of Indian physicists.
Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose

30 November 1858

23 November 1937

Bikrampur, Bengal Presidency, British India (Now Munshiganj District of Bangladesh)

Sagittarius

Satyendra Nath BoseSatyendra Nath Bose

01 January 1894

04 February 1974

Kolkata, India

Capricorn

Subrahmanyan ChandrasekharSubrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

19 October 1910

21 August 1995

Lahore, British India

Libra

Vikram SarabhaiVikram Sarabhai

12 August 1919

30 December 1971

Ahmedabad, India

Leo

Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha

06 October 1893

16 February 1956

Shaoratoli, Dhaka, Bangladesh, British India

Libra

C.V. RamanC.V. Raman

07 November 1888

21 November 1970

Tiruchirappalli, Madras Province

Scorpio

Homi BhabhaHomi Bhabha

30 October 1909

24 January 1966

Mumbai, India

Scorpio

C. V. RamanC. V. Raman

07 November 1888

21 November 1970

Trichy

Scorpio

Homi J. BhabhaHomi J. Bhabha

30 October 1909

24 January 1966

Mumbai

Scorpio

Venkatraman RamakrishnanVenkatraman Ramakrishnan

1952 AD

Chidambaram

Rajnath SinghRajnath Singh

10 July 1951

Chandauli district

Cancer

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva

05 November 1952

Dehradun

Scorpio

Narinder Singh KapanyNarinder Singh Kapany

12 October 1926

Faridkot, Punjab

Libra

Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar

19 July 1938

Kolhapur

Cancer

Abhas MitraAbhas Mitra

03 June 1955

India

Gemini

Ashoke SenAshoke Sen

15 July 1956

Kolkata

Cancer

Raja RamannaRaja Ramanna

28 January 1925

24 September 2004

Tumkur

Aquarius

Amal Kumar RaychaudhuriAmal Kumar Raychaudhuri

14 September 1924

18 June 2005

Barisal

Virgo

Tathagat Avatar TulsiTathagat Avatar Tulsi

09 September 1987

Madhubani

Virgo

G. N. RamachandranG. N. Ramachandran

08 October 1922

07 April 2001

Ernakulam

Libra

E. C. George SudarshanE. C. George Sudarshan

16 September 1931

Kottayam district

Virgo

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