Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose,biologist and physicist was born in 1858 in Mymensingh.He used to read Mahabharatha and Ramayana regularly;Karna was his hero
He studied in St.Xavier School,calcutta,later learnt physics at calcutta University.In 1885 Asst.Professor of physics in Presidency College,calcutta.
1895 he hinted a fore-runner idea of Marconi that micro-waves are waves of short wavelength;he developed an instrument 'Coherer' for the detection of radio waves.
In plants,as in human beings,the plant cells function as brain,muscle and heart.He discovered selenium,germanium in electronic equipment.Bose gave these ideas..
In 1926 he wrote a book called'The Nervous Mechanism of Plants'.
The statesman wrote,"Jagdish was one of the first Indians whose devotion to science attracted interest in the West".