Archive for September 13th, 2012

Inquiries of Heaven

Inquiries of Heaven is the official newspaper of the IAU General Assembly 2012 published by Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics with collaboration of China Features, Amateur Astronomer, Chinese National Astronomy.

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Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan His LIFE and WORK

 by  D C V Mallik and S Chatterje, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru University Press (India) Pvt Ltd, 2012

 The book speaks more than what the title suggest. This is not only the story of the foremost scientists of India who rose to the top by his merit and determination but also presents a fascinating tale of the socio-political scenario of scientists and scientific organizations of India prevailing during early to mid twentieth century.

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Source: Science and Culture, Vol. 78, No. 7-8, pp. 357-360, July-August 2012

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IIA, Library

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Library

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