Sandip Chakrabarti

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Birthday
15, 1958
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
India

About

An astrophysicist who was made famous for developing a computer model to show how life on Earth could have originated in outer space. His research is focused on the the hydrodynamic and radiative properties of astrophysical flows around black holes.

Before Fame

He performed experiments in his own homemade laboratory as a child.

Trivia

In 1995 he became the first scientist to propose the theory that Gamma Ray Bursts signal the birth of black holes.

Family Life

He married Dr. Sonali Chakrabarti, the daughter of a renowned physicist.

Associated With

He and Neil Degrasse Tyson are two of the world's premiere astrophysicists.