By Joydeep Sen

Indian clinical achievements within the early 20th century are renowned, with a couple of heralded participants making globally well-known strides within the box of astrophysics. protecting the interval from the root of the Asiatick Society in 1784 to the institution of the Indian organization for the Cultivation of technological know-how in 1876, Sen explores the connection among Indian astronomers and the colonial British. He exhibits that from the mid-nineteenth century, Indians weren't passive receivers of ecu wisdom, yet lively contributors in sleek medical observational astronomy.

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