Google on Wednesday paid homage to scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on his 159th birth anniversary by creating a doodle that features an invention of his born out of his investigations into plant science.
The inventor of wireless telecommunication was born on November 30, 1858 in present day Bangladesh. Bose’s crescograph measures plant responses to various stimuli, proving a parallel between animal and plant tissues.
The great Indian scientist was acknowledged by IEEE, USA as one of the pioneers in the discovery of radio. He demonstrated that plants are also sensitive to heat, cold, light, noise and various other external stimuli.
For all this, and much more, a crater on the moon is named in his honor.