Friday, January 10, 2014
Narayan Chandra Rana...Indian theoretical astroastronomer
Narayan Chandra Rana, a person with extraordinary potential from a remote village of Bengal, India, came into the limelight of the international scientific world through his exceptional talent, zeal and courage. In his very short life-span, he excelled not only into various branches of astrophysics, but also took a leading role in science popularization, text book writing etc. In this paper, life and works of that budding scientist of India have been discussed from multifarious viewpoints.
"N. C. RANA: THE LIFE OF A `COMET' IN THE ASTROPHYSICAL WORLD" by UTPAL MUKHOPADHYAY* AND SAIBAL RAY