Google doodle Pour Tribute to 'Indian Scientist, Anna Mani, On 104th Birth anniversary

Google doodle Pour Tribute to ‘Indian Scientist, Anna Mani, On 104th Birth anniversary

Anna Mani was an Indian scientist with skills in physics and meteorology. She is known as a gem of India who created the ozonesonde, a device that measures atmospheric ozone.

Anna Mani’s birth anniversary: Google doodle pays tribute to ‘Weather Woman of India’

On August 23rd, 2022, Google Doodle pays honor to Anna Mani who performed a vital influence in the field of meteorological instrumentation. Today, we are celebrating the 104th birth anniversary of Anna Mani India one of the first female scientists who was designated the ‘Weather Woman of India’. Most of us are not familiar with this pioneering scientist whose contribution continues to make Indian and International science institutions stronger day by day.

Here’s what you need to know about one of India’s pioneering woman scientists, Anna Mani. A famous meteorologist, Mani was the previous Deputy Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department and made significant contributions in the field of solar radiation, ozone, and wind energy instrumentation.

Anna Mani Age, Family, Early Life

Anna Mani was born on 23 August 1918(104 years old) in Peermade, Travancore. She holds an Indian Nationality and she belongs to the brown ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Virgo.

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Anna Mani belongs to a Syrian Christian family. Her father was a civil engineer and an agnostic. She was the seventh of eight children in her family, and a voracious reader.

Anna Mani Husband, What about her Children?

According to several sources, Anna Mani never married. She devoted her life to study and research and has never been related to any romantic relationship.

Anna Mani Career, What was her profession?

After graduating from Pachai college, Mani studied under Prof. C V Raman, exploring the optical characteristics of ruby and diamond. She produced five research papers and submitted her Ph.D. dissertation, but she was not granted a Ph.D. since she did not have a master’s degree in physics. After returning to India in 1948, she joined the meteorology department in Pune, where she wrote multiple research articles on meteorological apparatus.

 Mani was responsible for arranging meteorological instruments coming from Britain. By 1953, she had become the leader of a division of 121 men. Mani intended to make India independent in weather instruments. She standardized the drawings of close to one hundred weather devices. In 1957 and ’58, she put up a network of stations to detect sun radiation.

In Bangalore, she set up a small workshop that created gadgets to monitor wind speed and solar energy and worked on building an apparatus to assess ozone. Mani was made a member of the International Ozone Association. She put up a weather observatory and an instrumentation tower at the Thumba rocket launching station.

She was connected with numerous scientific organizations, including the Indian National Science Academy, American Meteorological Society, International Solar Energy Society, World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), and the International Association for Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. In 1987, Mani was a recipient of the INSA K. R. Ramanathan Medal. Mani was sent to Delhi in 1969 as the Deputy Director General. In 1975, she served as a WMO consultant in Egypt. She retired as the deputy director general of the Indian Meteorological Department in 1976.

How much is Anna Mani Net Worth?

The actual net worth of Anna Mani has not been recorded; though, several reports indicate that she had acquired $100,000 while working as a physicist.   

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Which school and college did She go to?

In 1939, Anna Mani graduated from the Pachaiyappas College in Chennai (formerly Madras), with a B.Sc Honors degree in physics and chemistry. In 1940, she got a scholarship for research at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

She went to Imperial College, London to pursue graduate studies in physics but ended up specializing in meteorological instruments

Is She available on any kind of social media platform?

Anna Mani is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Anna Mani’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Anna Mani’s should be knows

Zodiac signVirgo
Relationship StatusSingle