(Chandragupta Maurya) died 286? b.c, king of northern India 322?–298 b.c.: founder of the Maurya empire.
Greek name Sandracottos. died ?297 bc, ruler of N India, who founded the Maurya dynasty (325) and defeated Seleucus (?305)
Subrahmanyan [soo-bruh-mahn-nahn] /ˌsu brəˈmɑn nɑn/ (Show IPA), 1910–95, U.S. astrophysicist and mathematician, born in India: Nobel Prize 1983. noun 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 Chandrasekhar (chān’drə-sā’kär) Indian-born American astrophysicist who […]
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.