Hema Ramachandran

Born: 1962 Field: Physics Hema Ramachandran was one of the finest scientists that India could ever produce. She was also an excellent teacher & mentor. She completed her master’s degree from IIT Bombay and went on to join the training school of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai. She was recognized by an INSA…

Gagandeep Kang

Born: 1962 Field : Microbiology & Virology Many say the Pandemic is almost over and many are predicting that there is a high chance that the next wave is about to hit us! Well, it is for my readers to infer and examine what is right & what is wrong! As for today, the topic…

Fierce Dr. Asima Chatterjee

Born: 1917 Field: Organic chemistry  & phytomedicine Dr. Asima Chatterjee is an accomplished organic chemist and is regarded as one of the pioneers in the field of medicinal chemistry. She has a major role in developing anti-epileptic, anti-convulsive, and chemotherapy drugs. She was the first woman to receive a doctorate of science from an Indian…

E. K. Janaki Ammal- A flower that blooms forever.

Born: 1897 Field: Botany and plant cytology Have you had that fresh glass of sugarcane juice in the summer season? Well, you can thank E. K. Janaki Ammal for putting more sweetness into the sugarcane ( Indian varieties ). Yes, it is her, Janaki Ammal . Let us know more about her. She was one…

Darshan Ranganathan

Born: 1941 Field: Bio-organic Chemistry I myself had Chemistry as my major during my graduation days. I loved the lab and the feel of it. I know what you all think, Of course, I too hated the smell of Hydrogen Sulphide gas! But apart from that, creating different chemicals was indeed joyful. The day I…

Charismatic Kalpana Chawla

Born –1962 Field –Aerospace Engineering Well,who does not know about the famous Ms. Kalpana Chawla ! I guess, none . But, I believe that the more we talk about such legends, the less it is ! Because, they did something so great that, we commoners can only think ! Life is not kind and at…

(Dr.) Bibha Chowdhury- Truly a star!

Born– 1913 Field- Particle Physics Born in the year 1913 in Kolkata, Dr. Bibha Chowdhury was the first woman Particle Physicist in India. And the first woman to have earned a Ph.D. in Physics. Dr. Bibha Chowdhuri, the first woman scientist of TIFR, got her Ph.D. from Manchester under the supervision of Noble laureate Prof….

Anandi Gopalrao Joshi

Born: 31 March 1865 Field: Medicine More about her: Anandi Bai Gopalrao Joshi was one of the rarest Indian women who dedicated her life to studying medicine. She was the first female of Indian origin to study and graduate with a degree in medicine in the United States. Born into an orthodox Hindu family as…

Extroverts Vs Introverts – Mental Health in times of the Pandemic

I have personally always loved having meaningful conversations with people who I consider to belong to my inner circle. Sometimes engaging with complete strangers to gain knowledge about something that I do not know excites me a lot. But having said that I sometimes totally shut down when I go through severe phases of anxiety….

Theme Reveal for A2Z Challenge

So, April is almost here and so is the A2Zblogging challenge! The A2Z blogging challenge I registered for this challenge quite early this year. But while I wrote daily on my blog for the #writeapageaday, I was left with very little time to plan and schedule the A2Z challenge. Having said that I do not…