Answer :

EARLY LIFE:


• Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist born in the former Madras Province in India on 7 November 1888.


• At an early age, Raman moved to the city of Visakhapatnam and studied at St. Aloysius Anglo-Indian High School.


• In 1902, Raman joined Presidency College in Madras, where he stood first and bagged the gold medal in Physics.


• In the year 1917, Raman resigned from his government service after he was appointed the first Palit Professor of Physics at the University of Calcutta.


CONTRIBUTIONS:


• He won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the Raman effect".


• Later on the phenomenon of scattering of light was known as Raman scattering.


• He was the first non-white to receive a Nobel Prize for work in Science.


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