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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Downloadable

May 13, 2024 Teach to One

Up next in our AAPI Heritage Month mathematician series is Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. Subrahmanyan was a brilliant Indian-American astrophysicist who contributed remarkably to our understanding of the cosmos. He is renowned for his groundbreaking work on the evolution of stars, particularly his discovery of the Chandrasekhar limit, which helps us understand what happens to stars when they exhaust their nuclear fuel. His discoveries have shaped our understanding of stellar dynamics and the ultimate fate of stars.