Saturday, February 28, 2009

India's National Science Day

In Honor of "Raman Effect"

Today (Feb 28) is celebrated in India as the National Science Day in honor of the discovery of the 'Raman Effect' by C.V.Raman on the same day in 1928. This won him the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930.

What is the Raman Effect?

I found a simple explanation by Dr.Nirupuma Raghavan in India-Space portal.

Check it out if you are interested :

1 comment:

appu said...

Good one - the article made Raman Effect look simple enough - a subject which i would have shunned otherwise fearing a serious challenge to my faculties