Sisir Kumar Mitra

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Birthday
24, 1890
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 3, 1963 (72)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1890
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 3, 1963 (72)

About

A renowned Bengali physicist who is known for his revolutionary investigations into the ionosphere. He was the president of the Indian National Science Academy from 1959 to 1960.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Calcutta before eventually becoming emeritus professor there.

Trivia

The crater Mitra on the moon is named after him.

Family Life

His father Saratkumari was a doctor and his mother Jaykrishna was a school teacher.

Associated With

He and Paul Davies are two highly-respected physicists.