Satyendra Nath Bose  1 January 1894 – 4 February 1974) was an Indian mathematician and physicist specialising in theoretical physics.

Bose was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata), the eldest of seven children in a Bengali Kayastha[11] family. He was the only son, with six sisters after him.


Padma Vibhushan Fellow of the Royal Society

Bose attended Hindu School in Calcutta, and later attended Presidency College, also in Calcutta, earning the highest marks at each institution,

Apart from physics, he did some research in biotechnology and literature (Bengali and English). He made deep studies in chemistry, geology, zoology, anthropology, engineering and other sciences.

In 1937, Rabindranath Tagore dedicated his only book on science, Visva–Parichay, to Satyendra Nath Bose. Bose was honoured with title Padma Vibhushan by the Indian Government in 1954.

Bose–Einstein condensate Bose–Einstein statistics Bose–Einstein distribution Bose–Einstein correlations Bose gas Boson Ideal Bose Equation of State Photon gas

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