Chandrasekhar

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Chan·dra·se·khar

 (shän′drə-sā′kär, chŭn′drə-shā′kər), Subrahmanyan 1910-1995.
Indian-born American astrophysicist who shared a 1983 Nobel Prize for his work on the structure and evolution of stars, especially his theories concerning the development of white dwarves.

Chandrasekhar

(ˌtʃændrəˈsiːkə)
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(Biography) Subrahmanyan (ˌsʊbrəˈmænjən). 1910–95, US astronomer born in Lahore, India (now Pakistan). His work on stellar evolution led to an understanding of white dwarfs: shared the Nobel prize for physics 1983