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Saha, Meghnad

(Encyclopedia)Saha, Meghnad māgnädˈ säˈhä [key], 1893–1956, Indian physicist. He was a professor at Allahabad Univ. from 1923 to 1938 and a professor and physics department head at Calcutta Univ. from 1938....

Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia

(Encyclopedia)Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900–1979, British-American astronomer, b. Wendover, England, as Cecilia Helena Payne. She studied at Cambridge and at the Harvard College Observatory, and in her doctoral...

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