Glimpses of Indian Scientists

       edited by Varadaraja V. Raman

  Category: Science and Spirituality
Paperback, 120 pages  
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Glimpses of Indian Scientists by Prof. VV Raman – a slim volume of short essays on the scientific traditions of India, the people who molded it as well as insightful reflections of abstruse topics such as grammar, epistemology and the philosophy of science.

In the rich ancient knowledge traditions of India, her scientific achievements have also been varied and manifold.  The people who molded India’s scientific culture were as diverse as their work.  From Sushruta, probably the world’s first surgeon, Aryabhata, the honoured mathematician, Bhaskara the poet astrologer to contemporary masterminds like JC Bose, Srinivas Ramanujan, Homi Bhabha, a galaxy of inspiring figures illumine these pages.