Outstanding Discoveries

November 2009
Chemical Business;Nov2009, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
The article profiles Indian scientist Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai. He was born on August 12, 1919 in Ahmedabad to Ambalal Sarabhai and Sarla Devi. He went to the Himalayas in 1943 to study cosmic rays and then founded the Physical Research Laboratory, which is devoted to the study of cosmic rays and outer space. One of his greatest achievements is the establishment of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Some of the institutes he created are cited, as well as his distinguished positions and honours.


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