|Known for||India’s nuclear program Operation Smiling Buddha Operation Shakti|
|Awards||Padma Shri (1968) Padma Bhushan (1973) Padma Vibhushan (1975)|
Who is known as India’s nuclear program?
Homi Bhabha conceived of the three-stage nuclear programme as a way to develop nuclear energy by working around India’s limited uranium resources.
Origin and rationale.
|Energy resource type||Amount (tonnes)||Power potential (TWe-year)|
|Uranium (in PHWR)||61,000||0.3–0.42|
Who is called Father of physics?
Galileo Galilei pioneered the experimental scientific method and was the first to use a refracting telescope to make important astronomical discoveries. He is often referred to as the “father of modern astronomy” and the “father of modern physics”. Albert Einstein called Galileo the “father of modern science.”
Who is BARC director?
Is India a nuclear state?
India possesses both nuclear weapons and extensive nuclear fuel cycle capabilities. India tested its first nuclear device in May 1974, and remains outside both the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).