Month: October 2017

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS (19 October 1910 – 21 August 1995), was an Indian astrophysicist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with William A. Fowler “for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars”. His mathematical treatment of stellar evolution yielded many of the best current theoretical models of the later evolutionary stages […]