“Nothing can be more vulgar or more untrue
than the ignorant assertion that the world
owes its progress of knowledge
of any particular race.
The whole world is interdependent
and a constant stream of thought
has throughout ages
enriched the common heritage of mankind.
It is the realization of this mutual interdependence
that has kept the mighty fabric bound together
and ensured the continuity
of permanence of civilization.”
~ Jagadish Chandra Bose
Jagadish Chandra Bose (November 30, 1858 – November 23, 1937), popularly called J.C. Bose and formally with all titles known as Acharya Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, was an Indian physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, and also author science fictions. His path breaking achievements were the earliest investigations of radio and microwave optics, and startling discoveries on plant science and its related invention of crescograph. He was the founder father of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent given the sobriquet the fathers of radio science. For his outstanding achievements he received world wide acclaim and given the title of Acharya, the Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE, 1903), Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI, 1912), Knight Bachelor (1917) and Fellow of the Royal Society…Source