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By Joydeep Sen

Indian medical achievements within the early 20th century are renowned, with a few heralded members making globally famous strides within the box of astrophysics. masking the interval from the basis 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 indicates that from the mid-nineteenth century, Indians weren't passive receivers of eu wisdom, yet lively members in smooth clinical observational astronomy.

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