Varadaraja V. Raman
Varadaraja V. Raman has taught in a number of institutions, including the Saha Institute for Nuclear Physics, the Universite d'Alger, and the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he is now an emeritus professor of physics and humanities. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in physics and mathematics from the University of Calcutta and did his doctoral work on the foundations of quantum mechanics at the University of Paris, where he worked under Louis de Broglie. He was associated with UNESCO as an educational expert, and he has devoted several years to the study and elucidation of Hindu culture and religion. He is an associate editor for the Encyclopedia of Hinduism Project, and he has authored scores of papers on the historical, social, and philosophical aspects of physics/science and India's heritage, as well as eight books, including Scientific Perspectives, Glimpses of Ancient Science and Scientists, Nuggets from the Gita, and Varieties of Science History.
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