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  1. Sir Ja·ga·dis Chan·dre [sir-juh-guh-dees-chuhn-druh], /ˈsɪr ˌdʒə gəˈdis ˈtʃʌn drə/, 1858–1937, Indian physicist and plant physiologist.

  2. Sa·tyen·dra Nath [saw-tyen-draw nuht], /sɔˈtyɛn drɔ ˈnʌt/, 1894–1974, Indian physicist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bose


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  1. Sir Jagadis Chandra (dʒəɡəˈdiːs ˈtʃʌndrə). 1858–1937, Indian physicist and plant physiologist

  2. Satyendra Nath (səˈtjɛndrə ˈnɑːθ). 1894–1974, Indian physicist, who collaborated with Einstein in devising Bose-Einstein statistics

  1. Subhas Chandra (sʊbˈhɑːʃ ˈtʃʌndrə), known as Netaji . 1897–1945, Indian nationalist leader; president of the Indian National Congress (1938–39); organized the Indian National Army, with Japanese support, in Singapore to free India from British Rule

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Scientific definitions for Bose


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  1. Indian physicist who derived the quantum statistics of photons by assuming that photons with the same energy were indistinguishable particles. His idea inspired Albert Einstein to apply the same concept to other particles, including atoms, predicting the possibility of Bose-Einstein condensates. Particles behaving in accordance with Bose's statistics are today called bosons.

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