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Chandrasekhar, Dr. Subrahmanyan b. October 19, 1910 d. August 21, 1995 Scientist. He was an astrophysics professor at the Physics Department of the University of Chicago. He was among the first scientists to combine the study of physics with astronomy, and showed through his studies that there is an upper limit to the mass of white dwarf stars. This limit, known as Chandrasekhar limit, showed that stars more massive than the our sun can explode or form black holes at the end of their evolution. He also developed theories about the stellar atmospheres and the mass...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Wheeling Township Arlington Heights Cemetery, Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois, USA