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1937 Jagadish Chandra Bose death...



Item # 577284

November 24, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1937

* Jagadish Chandra Bose death

This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 23 that include: "SIR JAGADISH BOSE, SCIENTIST, 78, DIES" "Hindu Savant Originator of Theory Plants and Animals Have Similar Reactions" "FOUNDED INDIAN INSTITUTE" and more (see photos). Tells of the death of Jagadish Chandra Bose, Indian Polymath.

Other news of the day. Light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: Jagadish Chandra Bose (30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937) was an Indian polymath: a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. He is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction. He was the first person from the Indian subcontinent to receive a US patent, in 1904.

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