Birth Anniversary CV Raman – Nobel Laureate

CV Raman was born in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu on November 7, 1888, to Tamil Brahmin parents. Sir CV Raman graduated at the top of his class from the University of Madras with honours in Physics at the age of 16. In 1907, he got his MSc degree from the same university with the highest marks. He published his first paper on the diffraction of light in 1906 while he was graduating. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930.