Ten fun facts about Homi Jehangir Bhabha


Fact 1
He pushed the Congress Party to establish a nuclear program.

Fact 2
In the 1950's he was the representative for India in the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Fact 3
The Atomic Energy Establishment in Bombay was renamed the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre after him.

Fact 4
He died in an airplane crash that was rumored to have been caused by the CIA to put a stop to India's nuclear program.

Fact 5
Thanks to his work, India's nuclear program is the most innovative.

Fact 6
He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society in 1941.

Fact 7
While he was a student he also studied with Niels Bohr at Cambridge.

Fact 8
He began college early at the age of 15. He entered Elphinstone College.

Fact 9
During his schooling he was awarded the Salomons Studentship in Engineering and the Rouse Ball in mathematics.

Fact 10
His father funded his math studies as long as he got first class on his Mechanical Sciences Tripos exam. He passed.


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