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Remembering Sir #CVRaman, born this day in 1888. Known for discovering the eponymous Raman Effect, his genius was reflected in diverse fields. He had the child's eye.

Here he is explaining sand patterns on a mridangam to the legend Palakkad Mani Iyer:…
And here he struts into @StPaulsLondon and emerges with the now iconic Nature paper, explaining the real reason behind the whispering-gallery phenomena thereby disproving Lord Rayleigh.

Genius is that spark in the child's eye, nothing more.…
And here is #SirCVRaman doing what he loved most - dress up as a magician on weekends and have children gather round him. His magic shows were all the rage.

He holds in his hand a quartz crystal. (From the Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, IISc Bangalore.)
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