What were Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar’s achievements?

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar worked on the origins and structures of stars, earning an important place in the world of science. Chandrasekhar was one of the first scientists to couple the study of physics with the study of astronomy. His most celebrated work concerns the radiation of energy from stars, particularly the dying fragments known as white dwarfs.

       Chandrasekhar shared the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the physical processes involved in the evolution of stars. He worked on a wide variety of astrophysical problems.

        At the University of Cambridge, he developed a theoretical model explaining the structure of white dwarf stars. NASA renamed the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory in his honour. This observatory helps astronomers better understand the structure and  evolution of the Universe