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The birth of a famous scientist.
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In this Bytes video learn a bit about one of the most promising Indian scientists - Homi Bhabha who was born today. For Hindi version click on -

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  1. he Birth of Homi Bhabha 30th Octobe

  2. Bhabha was born to Jehangir Hormusji Bhabha, a prominent lawyer, and Meheren

  3. In 1927, at the age of 18, Bhabha went to Britain to study engineering at the Cambridge University.

  4. The years between the two World Wars was a great time to be a physicist in Europe. Some of the most important discoveries in physics were being made then

  5. In 1939, Homi Bhabha took up a post at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, as a Reader in Theoretical Physics.

  6. In the same year, he wrote a proposal to the Tata Trust, leading to the establishment in 1945 of one of India's premier nuclear research institutes, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

  7. Bhabha's vision was, however, not confined to nuclear policy, but enveloped a larger scientific framework for a young nation