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Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar is Notable.
Subrahmanyan was born in 1910. He passed away in 1995. He seems to have no children, or at least none who survived him, according to his New York Times obituary.
Chandrasekhar is best known for his study of the types of stars and how they change over time. For example, he showed how some stars can eventually become white dwarfs and others black holes. He also contributed in many other areas of physics.
He was from India, studied in India, England, and Denmark, and did most of his work in the United States.. He became a U.S. citizen in 1953
According to a NASA site, he was known as Chandra, which means "moon" or "luminous" in Sanskrit.