Google's New Doodle Celebrates Anna Mani's 104th Birthday
The doodle shows the gem facing different weather conditions, such as a thunderstorm or scorching sun.
A weather balloon is used to show the physicist working on calculations.
They all do the work to create the Google logo.
Mani will rise up the ranks of India's upper classes to become one the most prolific Indian scientists.
According to Google, Mani was born on August 23, 1918 in the village. He had already read nearly every book in the local library by the time he was 12.
Mani graduated from high school with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Chemistry. He received this degree from Pachaiyappa College, Madras.
He was named Nobel laureate Sir C.V. Raman. Raman will continue his postgraduate studies in spectroscopy.
Mani completed his Ph.D. in the end and started a graduate program at London's prestigious Imperial College.
1948 Mani assisted a team from the country's Meteorological Section in the design and manufacturing of weather forecasting instruments.
Mani was later appointed Deputy Director General for the India Meteorological Department. He also held various positions within the United Nations.
He "established a network solar radiation monitoring stations in the 12.1950s."
Mani, who was 83 years old, died in 2001. However his influence on Indian science is still strong.
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