C.V. Raman's 131st Birth Anniversary: Twitter Wishes the Nobel Laureate with Inspirational Quotes and Messages
C.V. Raman's 131st Birth Anniversary (Photo Credits: File Image)

November 7 is celebrated as Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman, more popularly known as CV Raman's birth anniversary. Born in the year 1888 in the Madras Province in India (now the state of Tamil Nadu), the Indian physicist held an important position in the world of physics. The Nobel laureate carried out some ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering for which he received the prestigious Nobel Prize in 1930 in Physics. CV Raman also became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1924. He was knighted by the British monarch in 1929.  Throughout his life, Dr CV Raman has done some commendable work in the field of Physics. He also became the first person in Asia to receive the Nobel Prize in the field of science. His discovery in the field of light scattering changed the ways of Physics. She enlightened the world that when "light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes wavelength and amplitude." His findings were so important that this phenomenon, subsequently known as "Raman scattering" results from the Raman effect. CV Raman Death Anniversary: Twitterati Remembers the Physicist Who Won Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930. 

Social media is abuzz with motivational quotes, messages and facts about CV Raman to remember him on his birth anniversary. People are taking to various social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram to observe Dr CV Raman's birth anniversary. Take a look at some of the best wishes:

Some Facts About Dr CV Raman

Such a Great Man

His Contribution To Science Is Unmatchable

Bharat Ratna Award Recipient

From All India Radio

The man who brought such an important change in the world of Physics was honoured him with India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna in the year 1954. All his life, he served science and research and, in fact, after his retirement in 1944, he established the Raman Research Institute in Bangalore where he remained active there until his death.