Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was a creative, prolific genius whose ability to combine mathematical precision with physical insight changed humanity's view of stellar physics. His most famous discovery was that not all stars end up as white dwarf stars, but those retaining mass above a certain limit - today known as "Chandrasekhar's limit," undergo further collapse. (Source: NASA)
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Brief biography and details of his scientific animosity with Eddington. (Author: Eric W. Weisstein)
Brief biography including six photographs, summary of awards, and other references.
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 1910-1995
Brief obituary and photograph (from NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day).
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar - Autobiography
Fairly detailed and personal account of his life and work. Includes bibliography of major monographs. (From the Nobel e-Museum)
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