Nissim Kanekar

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research


Aerospace & Astronomy

Kanekar was awarded the 2022 Infosys Prize in Physical Sciences for his study of galaxies in the “high noon” era when stars were being formed at a maximum rate. His careful astronomical investigations have placed the strongest limit on possible secular variation of the fine structure constant and the electron-to-proton mass ratio.

(Photo: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

  • Infosys Prize in Physical Sciences

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