It is just not the bollywood movies, current fashion trends for men and gourmet cuisines that are putting India on the Global Map, we have some great minds that have challenged the very fundamentals of science. From the latest trend in fashion for men to the astrophysics concepts, we have great creative minds that have grabbed the worldwide attention, we present you the 5 most recent and important Indian Scientists.
1. Abhas Mitra
He is an Indian astrophysicist best known for his original and logical views on front-line astrophysics concepts, particularly on black holes and Big Bang Cosmology. Many scientists support his findings and consider his claim of resolution of black hole information paradox, presented 13 years before Stephen Hawking far superior! This great Indian scientist has also offered exact proofs of the ‘so-called black holes’ is not actually a true black holes. According to his research, the Big Bang solution is actually an illusion and he proposes the actual universe is fundamentally different from the Big Bang paradigm.
2. Anil Bhardwaj
Currently, he is the Director of the Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum in, India. This new-age Indian scientist is also a recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 2007. His famous works include a Chapter for Encyclopedia of the Solar System (2007; revised in 2014), has edited 6 books, and has also written invited reviews for international journals, including Reviews of Geophysics. Mr. Bhardwaj is also the Guest Editor for numerous International journals.
3. Anil Kakodkar
This Indian scientist has the cardinal role in making India self reliant in deriving nuclear energy from thorium, he also played critical role in India’s nuclear tests. Mr. Kakodkar is known to have published over 250 scientific papers and strongly believes that India should be self-reliant in energy, especially through the se of thorium. He is believed to be engaged in designing the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor, that uses thorium-uranium 233 as the primary energy source with plutonium as the driver fuel!
4. Ram Chet Chaudhary
The formerly coordinator of the International Network for the Genetic Evaluation of Rice (INGER) is an Indian agricultural scientist whose works in agriculture have been published all across the world. Mr. Chaudhary has studied the production of rice and other crops in numerous countries right from Nigeria, Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar to homeland India.
5. G. Madhavan Nair
The former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, has done astounding work in the field of rocket systems especially in the development of multi-stage satellite launch vehicles. He and his team adopted several innovations and novel techniques to realise world class launch vehicle systems including the development of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).