physicist Satyendra Nath Bose

Google Doodle honours Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose

New Delhi: Google on Saturday pays tribute to renowned Indian mathematician and physicist Satyendra Nath Bose with a special Doodle.

On this day in 1924, Satyendra Nath Bose sent his quantum formulations to scientist Albert Einstein who recognised it as a significant discovery in quantum mechanics.

The formulations, documented in a paper titled Planck’s Law and the Hypothesis of Light Quanta, were applied by Einstein to a range of phenomena.

The Indian government accorded him the honour of National Professor — the highest for scholars in India. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan.

Born In 1894 in Kolkata, Bose had a wide range of interests in varied fields including physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy, philosophy, arts, literature, and music.

Bose attended Hindu School in Calcutta and later attended Presidency College.