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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.
(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