Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Indian-American astrophysicist
In some strange way, any new fact or insight that I may have found has not seemed to me as a "discovery" of mine, but rather something that had always been there and that I had chanced to pick up.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [09/28/2011 04:09:00]
The pursuit of science has often been compared to the scaling of mountains, high and not so high. But who amongst us can hope, even in imagination, to scale the Everest and reach its summit when the sky is blue and the air is still, and in the stillness of the air survey the entire Himalayan range in the dazzling white of the snow stretching to infinity? None of us can hope for a comparable vision of nature and of the universe around us. But there is nothing mean or lowly in standing in the valley below and awaiting thMore Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
all the standard equations of mathematical physics can be separated and solved in Kerr geometry.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [09/28/2011 04:09:16]

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