Postal Stamp Image : HOMI BHABA (SCIENTIST) 0535 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 04/08/1966
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.15
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0535
Postal Stamp Name : HOMI BHABA (SCIENTIST)
Stamp Information : A versatile genius, a dynamic leader of the scientific community and an ardent patriot, Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha was born in 1909. After studying at Bombay, he joined Goville and Caius College, Cambridge, and took his Ph. D. dgree from there. He had a brilliant academic record, securing his Honours Dgree with a First Class in Mechanical Science as well as in Mathematics. He won the Rouse Ball Travelling Studentship in Mathematics. For his original contribution to Physics in cosmic radiation, the theory of elementary particles and the quantum theory, Bhabha was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society at the extrordinary early age of thirtyone. He won the Adams Prize and the Hopkins Prize, was elected President of the Indian Science Congress in 1951, awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1954, and elected honorary Fellow of his own College at Cambridge and of a number of Academies of Arts and Sciences all over the world.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Designed and produced by the Directorate of advertising and Visual publicity, MInistry of I. & B., Govt. of India, New Delhi for the Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department and printed at Delhi Printers,21,Daryaganj, Delhi-6.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 x 2.4
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.70 x 2.0 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 43
Stamp Perforations : 14 x 14,1/
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 20,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Plum
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