Introduction

 

[In these Notes, I have used initials only for the names of the scientists: M.L. Sircar for Mahendralal Sircar; J.C. Bose for Jagadis Chandra Bose; P.C. Ray for Prafulla Chandra Ray; M.N. Saha for Meghnad Saha, C.V. Raman for Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, H.J. Bhabha for Homi Jehangir Bhabha; P.C. Mahalanobis for Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis. Their full names are given in my Introduction.]

[In the section titled ‘About the Volume’ in the Introduction, I have not given any biographical notes for the personalities referred to while I summarized the chapters. Those will be found in each individual chapter.]

1. Cited in The Scientist in Society, Essays and Addresses by P.C. Ray, C.V. Raman, P.C. Mahalanobis, M.N. Saha, S.N. Bose, ...

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