“It cannot be denied that our people, through force of circumstance, occupy a peculiar status in this country. We are not thoroughly known,” – James P. Ball Jr., Father of Alice Ball, The Colored Citizen.
Name: Alice Augusta Ball
Life: 24/07/1892 – 31/12/1916 (24 years)
Born: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Died: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
“In some strange way, any new fact or insight that I may have found has not seemed to me as a “discovery” of mine, but rather something that had always been there and that I had chanced to pick up.” ― Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar talking about the nature of scientific research
Name: Professor Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Life: 19 October 1910 – 21 August 1995 (died aged 84).
Degrees: B.Sc: Presidency College (Madras, India).