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Jayant Vishnu Narlikar

Narlikar graduated from Banaras Hindu University, India. He then studied mathematics at Cambridge University, graduating with the highest honors and the Tyson Medal for Astronomy. He continued in Cambridge, obtaining a PhD and then the Sc.D. degree. He was a founder staff member of the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy in Cambridge in 1966 and in 1988 set up and became director of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Pune, India.