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Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Astronomer, Physicist (19-Oct-1910 — 21-Aug-1995)


Arthur I. Miller. Empire of the Stars: Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes. Houghton Mifflin. 2005. 364pp. Rivalry between Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and Sir Arthur Eddington.

Kameshwar C. Wali. Chandra: A Biography of S. Chandrasekhar. University of Chicago Press. 1991. 341pp.


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  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.133)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.288)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.126)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.518)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.129)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.100)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.95)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.90)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.124)

  14. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.116)

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