Indian Particle Man, The

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2005011220050306Dr Sharon-Ann Holgate tells the story of Professor Satyendra Nath Bose, a remarkable INDIAn physicist, nationalist and champion of science whose name is now synonymous with that of Einstein and after whom the Boson particle has been named.|Bose was physics genius and renaissance man of INDIAn culture and politics, as well as a multi-linguist who championed the use the Bengali, rather than English, for scientific discussions.|He was an accomplished player of the esraj instrument and was a friend and influence to the INDIAn poet Tagore.|He worked with Marie Curie in her laboratory in PARIS whilst being spied upon by MI5 - due to his vehement opposition to British rule in INDIA.|Dr Holgate asks why his name has been forgotten outside science, given the importance of his work and influence.|Bose is played by Saeed Jaffrey