14 Facts About Anna Mani


Anna Mani was an Indian physicist and meteorologist.

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Anna Mani retired as the Deputy Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department and served as a visiting professor at the Raman Research Institute.

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Anna Modayil Mani was born in 1918 at Peermade, then Travancore, now Kerala, India to a Syrian Christian family.

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Anna Mani's father was a civil engineer and an agnostic.

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Anna Mani was the seventh of eight children in her family, and a voracious reader.

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Anna Mani wanted to pursue dancing, but she decided in favour of physics because she liked the subject.

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Anna Mani authored five research papers and submitted her Ph.

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Anna Mani was responsible for arranging for meteorological instruments imported from Britain.

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Anna Mani was made a member of the International Ozone Association.

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Anna Mani set up a meteorological observatory and an instrumentation tower at the Thumba rocket launching facility.

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Anna Mani was associated with many scientific organizations, including the Indian National Science Academy, American Meteorological Society, International Solar Energy Society, World Meteorological Organisation, and the International Association for Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics.

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Anna Mani was transferred to Delhi in 1969 as the Deputy Director General.

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Anna Mani retired as the deputy director general of the Indian Meteorological Department in 1976.

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In 1994, Anna Mani suffered a stroke and died on 16 August 2001 in Thiruvananthapuram, a week before her 83rd birthday.

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