During the 1930, nuclear research was an emerging topic that was gaining a lot of headway and was sparking off debates worldwide. Homi dived headfirst into this field and revolutionised the way we use energy. He is credited with formulating a strategy of focusing on extracting power from the country's vast thorium reserves rather than its meagre uranium reserves, a strategy in marked contrast to all other countries in the world, and one which worked wonders and helped India understand the importance of nuclear research and energy.
To commemorate his birthday, here are some interesting facts about the father of India's Nuclear Program, Homi J. Bhabha.
1. He was heavily into the arts and culture, being a painter and a lover of classical music and opera.