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A LIFE IN SCIENCE
In A Life in Science, Prof. C.N.R. Rao talks about his journey into the discipline, giving us valuable insight into what it takes to become a great scientist. The book covers his early years and the odds he had to overcome while chasing his dream of pursuing a career in science. Prof. Rao provides a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most eminent, dedicated and widely respected scientists of post-Independence India. He also talks about prominent scientists of the past and present, whom he was inspired by.
Prof. Rao also presents a detailed account of the kind of commitment that is required to achieve success in the field. He offers invaluable advice to young people who desire a life in science and suggests ways to deal with the inevitable roadblocks that crop up in the pursuit of excellence.