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SATHYENDRANATH  BOSE

'Can You Find His Equal?"

While Bose was in Berlin, the post of a professor fell vacant in Dacca University. J. C. Ghosh and other friends persuaded him to apply for the post. Bose had not yet got his doctorate. It was, therefore, difficult for him to secure the professorship. A
recommendation from Albert Einstein to select him would have made things easy for him. So, with great hesitation, Bose approached Einstein. Einstein was surprised. He said, "You are so proficient in you’re subject; is their need for any other certificate or recommendation?" He wrote a letter to the authorities of Dacca University in which he said, "Can you find another scientist as proficient as Sathyendranath? He is quite fit for the post." It had the desired effect. In 1926, Sathyendranath Bose was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Physics.

Bose served in Dacca University nearly twenty-five years as Professor teacher he was admired by his students was friendly and helpful to his colleagues. They held him in high esteem.

In 1944, when he was the Head of the Science Section in Dacca University, Bose was chosen as the General President of the thirty-first session of the Science Congress. In 1945, he was appointed as Khaira Professor of Physics in Calcutta University.

He retired from Calcutta University in 1956. The University honored him on his
retirement by appointing him as Emeritus Professor. Later he became the Vice
Chancellor of the Visvabharati University. In 1958, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society, London. This was indeed, a very great honor. On being appointed a National Professor in 1958 he left the Visvabharati University.

He represented India on manyinternational committees.

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Sathyendranath Bose - A Renowned Indian Scientist, Who developed a new branch of physics
About Satheyendranath Bose
Introduction
Sleepy
Boyhood And Education
Exceptional Intelligence
Guidance From Ideal Teachers
Teaching In Calcutta University
The Great Einstein
In Europe
You are Here! 'Can You Find His Equal?'
His Field Of Reasearch
Einstein's Guidance
The 'Guru'
A Wide Range Of Interests
The Partition Of Bengal
Interest In Society
Love Of Literature And Music
Development of Science
The Mother Tongue
Ever Alert
Stepping Into Politics
The Ideal Professor
Disciplined And Fearless
Exceptional Brilliance

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