## Chandra

1. The Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA's premier X-ray Observatory

For more information about the Chandra X-ray Observatory see the "About Chandra" page on the Chandra Science website or the Chandra Public website.

Reference:
Weisskopf M.C., O'Dell S.L. & van Speybroeck L.P., 1996, SPIE, 2805, 2

2. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Indian-American Nobel laureate in physics. Widely known as "Chandra". One of the foremost astrophysicists of the twentieth century. Discoverer of the Chandrasekhar limit to the mass of a white dwarf (and much else besides).