Subrahmanyan [soo-bruh-mahn-nahn] /ˌsu brəˈmɑn nɑn/ (Show IPA), 1910–95, U.S. astrophysicist and mathematician, born in India: Nobel Prize 1983.
Subrahmanyan (ˌsʊbrəˈmænjən). 1910–95, US astronomer born in Lahore, India (now Pakistan). His work on stellar evolution led to an understanding of white dwarfs: shared the Nobel prize for physics 1983
Indian-born American astrophysicist who studied the physical processes surrounding the structure and evolution of stars, and determined the limit (now named for him) regarding the growth of white dwarfs. For this work, he received (jointly with American physicist William Fowler) the 1983 Nobel Prize for physics.
the mass limit above which a star has too much mass to become a white dwarf after gravitational collapse, approximately 1.44 solar masses. noun (astronomy) the upper limit to the mass of a white dwarf, equal to 1.44 solar masses. A star having a mass above this limit will continue to collapse to form a […]
Lon [lon] /lɒn/ (Show IPA), 1883–1930, U.S. film actor.
a piece of plate armor for defending a horse’s head.
noun another name for the Yangtze Chang (chāng), Chueh. 1908-1991.. American Chinese-born who helped develop (1954) the first effective oral contraceptive.