j. bose

Bose

[bohs]
noun
1.
Sir Jagadis Chandre [juh-guh-dees chuhn-druh] , 1858–1937, Indian physicist and plant physiologist.
2.
Satyendra Nath [saw-tyen-draw nuht] , 1894–1974, Indian physicist.
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Bose (bəʊs)
 
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1.  Sir Jagadis Chandra (dʒəɡəˈdiːs ˈtʃʌndrə). 1858--1937, Indian physicist and plant physiologist
2.  Satyendra Nath (səˈtjɛndrə ˈnɑːθ). 1894--1974, Indian physicist, who collaborated with Einstein in devising Bose-Einstein statistics
3.  Subhas Chandra (sʊbˈhɑːʃ ˈtʃʌndrə), known as Netaji. 1897--1945, Indian nationalist leader; president of the Indian National Congress (1938--39); organized the Indian National Army, with Japanese support, in Singapore to free India from British Rule

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bose
"to seek for hollows underground by ramming the ground and observing the vibrations," 1929, ult. from Scottish word boss "hollow, empty" (1510s), earlier a noun meaning "small cask, wine flask" (late 14c.).
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Bose   (bōs)  Pronunciation Key 
Indian physicist who derived the quantum statistics of photons by assuming that photons with the same energy were indistinguishable particles. His idea inspired Albert Einstein to apply the same concept to other particles, including atoms, predicting the possibility of Bose-Einstein condensates. Particles behaving in accordance with Bose's statistics are today called bosons.
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