National Science day is celebrated on February 28th to mark C.V.Raman’s birthday. He is the only Indian physicist with Nobel prize. three indian born scientists – Har Gobind Khorana, Subramanyan Chandrashekjar and Venkatraman Ramakrishnan won Nobel prizes after getting the U.S. Citizenship.
Ram was ingtrigued by the blue colour of the Mediterranean sea and experimented to find out why the sea was blue. His experiments led him to the discovery of what is known as the Raman Effect. He was knighted in 1929 and in 1930 was awarded the N obel prize in Physics.