This distinct booklet includes a biographical portrait, money owed of Chandrasekhar's position and influence on sleek technological know-how, old views and private recollections, a number of of which seemed in Physics at the present time, and stories by means of major specialists in components which Prof. Chandrasekhar pioneered. The experiences, which seemed within the Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, are both in keeping with papers awarded through students within the Chandrasekhar Centennial Symposium on the college of Chicago in the course of 15-17 October 2010, or have been extra stories masking issues no longer represented on the convention by way of different exceptional astrophysicists. It offers a glimpse of a few of the main fascinating parts of recent astrophysics as a tribute to Prof Chandrasekhar on his delivery centenary.
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