Definition of Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan in English:

Share this entry

Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan

Pronunciation: /ˌCHəndrəˈsākər/
(1910–95), US astronomer; born in India. He suggested that some stars could eventually collapse to form a dense white dwarf, provided that their mass does not exceed an upper limit (the Chandrasekhar limit).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Chan·dra·se·khar, Subrahmanyan

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.