How a Physicist Became a Mathematician

2023 marks the birth centenary of the influential mathematician Harish-Chandra who spent two important years at IISc   “The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics,” declared the Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei in an essay titled The Assayer published in 1623. Mathematics is an indispensable tool for physicists who strive […]

Childhood Memories

My husband, Harish, came to the Indian Institute of Science when he was 20 years old to work with Dr Bhabha. However, Sir CV Raman, who had been his examiner when he did his MSc, took an active interest in him from the start. At that time, Dr Bhabha was not much at the Institute […]