Overview for Famous Scientists (3 In 1): Amar Chitra Katha
The mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a time of many scientific discoveries. There were new technologies like radio waves as well as wider discoveries, like the theory of evolution, that shed light upon the laws governing the natural world. In 1999, the scientist, Albert Einstein was named Person of the Century by a reputed magazine and it was no accident. For it was the work that he and his fellow scientists did, that changed the world human beings live in. From Bose's revelation that plants can feel electricity and heat very similarly to animals, the Curies' discovery of radioactive elements, to Einstein's theory that all times and spaces can only be defined relative to each other, each scientist in this collection has drastically changed the way we view ourselves and the world around us.
Anant Pai (Author)
Anant Pai was the creator of the two most popular comic book series, Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha. His works deal with the retelling of mythological tales, folk stories, and biographies of historical figures. He has been considered one of pioneer creators of Indian comics.
He has been associated with works like Fact Fantasy, Funtime, and Funland, all of which are education comic strips. Rekha, Ramu and Shamu, Little Raji, and Kapish are some of the comics he had created.
Born in Karkala, he was brought up by his grandfather after the death of both his parents. He then moved to Mumbai and attended the Orient School in Mahim. He had acquired dual chemical technology degrees from the University of Bombay in Chemical Technology. He was also an expert in personality development. He had conducted several personality development classes for teens and children. He had also founded Partha Institute of Personality Development, 1978. He has published several books dealing with this, such as How to Develop A Super Memory, How To Achieve Success, and How Develop Self-confidence. He was awarded by the Lifetime Achievement Award at the very first Indian Comic Convention in 2011. He married Lalita, and the couple lived in Mumbai. On 24th February, 2011, Pai died of a heart attack.