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Life as scientist more exciting than movie star: Chandrasekhar

“Life as a scientist is more exciting than a short-lived movie star,” senior scientist S Chandrasekhar on Sunday said as he impressed upon youngsters to become scientists.

“While youngsters are after celebrities, I strongly believe scientists can attain much more celebrity status than the cricketers or movie stars, whose status is short-lived,” he said.

“With the advancement of their age, the status of the scientists get bigger, so I believe the life as a scientist is more exciting than a short-lived movie star”, Chandrasekhar, who is Director of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad said here.

He was addressing the 18th Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) meet on “National Symposium in Chemistry”, which concluded at Panjab University (PU) on Sunday.
Read more at http://www.thestatesman.com/news/india/life-as-scientist-exciting-than-movie-star-s-chandrasekhar/122007.html#6KGEsuxT74qheD4c.99

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Written by csirindia

February 9, 2016 at 8:52 am

Posted in IICT, Uncategorized

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