Today as I surfed Google I came across an in-depth article on my father’s achievements and contributions to science in India – written as an obituary in Patrika, the Newsletter of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Patrika. Jan 1991;n22:p12).
I enjoyed growing up in an environment of learning and knowledge exchange, of music and love of people; discussions at the dining table of not only scientific achievements but of the struggles and hard work of teams of scientists that led to these achievements – I met many of them.
The Indian Vacuum Society (IVS) annually confers the C. Ambasankaran memorial award to the best technical paper that is presented at the national symposium conducted by the IVS.
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