Papers are at the University of Chicago. The AIP Center for History of Physics has a finding aid. The Center has oral history interviews with him from 1977 and 1987 and many others which mention him.

*Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy*, vol. **17**, nos. 3&4 (December 1996) is a special issue devoted to Chandrasekhar. Articles include G. Srinivasan, “Stars: Their Structure and Evolution,” 53-76; James Binney, “The
Stellar-Dynamical Oeuvre,” 81-93; George B. Rybicki, “Radiative Transfer,” 95-112; E.N. Parker, “S. Chandrasekhar and
Magnetohydrodynamics,” 147-166; Norman R. Lebovitz, “The Virial Method and the Classical Ellipsoids,” 167-182; Bernard F.
Schutz, “Making the Transition from Newton to Einstein: Chandrasekhar's Work on the Post-Newtonian Approximation and
Radiation Reaction,” 183-197; John L. Friedman, “Stability Theory of Relativistic Stars,” 199-211; Roger Penrose, “Chandrasekhar,
Black Holes, and Singularities,” 213-231; and Donald E. Osterbrock, “Chandra and His Students at Yerkes Observatory,” 233-268.

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Aesthetic Base of the General Theory of Relativity,” *Mitteilungen der AG* **67**, 1986. [Karl Schwarzschild lecture]

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Maximum Mass of Ideal White Dwarfs,” *Journal of Astrophysics & Astronomy* **15**, 2, 115-17 (1994).

Das Gupta, Patrick, “S. Chandrasekhar: White Dwarfs, *H*^{–} ion,..., Black holes,” arXiv:1107.3460v2, 2011.

Dyson, Freeman, “Chandrasekhar’s Role in 20th-century Science,” Physics Today **63**, 12, 44-48 (Dec. 2010). [Letters commenting on this article: Nauenberg, Michael, *Physics Today* **64** (7), 8 (2011); Blackman, Eric G., *Physics Today* **64** (7), 8-9 (2011); and rejoinder by Wali, *Physics Today* **64** (7), 9-10 (2011) (unabridged)].

Greenstein, George, *Frozen Star* (Freundlich Books, NY, 1983).

Nauenberg, Michael, “Edward C. Stoner and the Discovery of the Maximum Mass of White Dwarfs,” *Journal for the History of Astronomy* **39**, 297-312 (2008).

Osterbrock, Donald E., *Yerkes Observatory 1892-1950: The Birth, Near Death, and Resurrection of a Scientific Research Institution* (U of Chicago Press, 1997).

Parker, E.N., “S. Chandrasekhar and Magnetohydrodynamics, ” * J. Astrophys. Astr.* **17**, 147-66 (1996).

Peraiah, A., “Radiative Transfer – Chandrasekhar – and After,” *Bull. Astro. Soc. India* **24**, 397-536 (1996).

Penrose, Roger, “Chandrasekhar, Black Holes, and Singularities,“ *J. Astrophys. Astr.* **17**, 213-232 (1996).

Ramaseshan, S., “Chandrasekhar – Some Reminiscences,” *Bull. Astro. Soc. India* **24**, 537-50 (1996).

Saika, D.J. & Virginia Trimble, eds., *Fluid Flows to Black Holes: A Tribute to S Chandrasekhar on His Birth Centenary* (World Scientific Pub. Co., 2012) [includes a biographical portrait by K.C. Wali, essays on Chandrasekhar’s role and impact, historical perspectives, and personal reminiscences] [Includes a biographical portratit by Wali.]

Thorne, Kip S., *Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy* (W.W. Norton, 1994).

Uberoi, C., “Chandrasekhar’s Contributions to Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Instabilities,” *Bull. Astr. Soc. India* **24**, 551-60 (1996).

Wald, Robert M., ed., *Black Holes and Relativistic Stars* (U. Chicago Press, 1998).

Wald, Robert M., John Friedman, Abhay Ashtekar, Valeria Ferrari, & Roger Penrose, “Some Memories of Chandra,” Physics Today **63**, 12, 49-53 (Dec. 2010).

Wali, Kameshwar C., “Chandrasekhar’s Contributions to General Relativity,” in *The Attraction of Gravitation: New Studies in the History of General Relativity,* Einstein Studies, v. 5, John Earman, Michel Janssen, John D. Norton, eds. (Birkhäuser, Boston, 1993; Springer Verlag, 1994).

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Chandrasekhar, S., Selected Papers, 7 vols. (University of Chicago Press, 1989-96). Vol. 7 contains essays on aesthetics and personal notes.

Chandrasekhar, S., “A Generalized Form of the New Statistics,” *Phy. Rev.* **34**, 1204-11 (1929).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Compton Scattering and the New Statistics,” *Proc. R. Soc. London A* **125**, 231-37 (1929).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Ionization-formula and the New Statistics,” *Phil. Mag.* **9**, 292-99 (1930).

Chandrasekhar, S., “On the Probability Method in the New Statistics,” *Phil. Mag.* **9**, 621-24 (1930).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Stellar Coefficients of Absorption and Opacity,” *Proc. R. Soc. London A* **133**, 241-54 (1931).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Stellar Coefficients of Absorption and Opacity—Part II,” *Proc. R. Soc. London A* **125**, 231-37 (1929).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Dissociation Formula According to the Relativistic Statistics,” *MNRAS* **91**, 446-56 (1931).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Highly Collapsed Configurations of a Stellar Mass,” *MNRAS* **91**, 456-66 (1931).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Maximum Mass of Ideal White Dwarfs,” *Ap.J.* **74**, 81-82 (1931).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Equilibrium of Distorted Polytropes. I. The Rotational Problem,” *MNRAS* **93**, 390-406 (1933).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Highly Collapsed Configurations of a Stellar Mass (second paper),” *MNRAS* **95**, 207-25 (1935).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Stellar Configurations with Degenerate Cores,” *MNRAS* **95**, 226-60 (1935).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Stellar Configurations with Degenerate Cores (second paper),” *MNRAS* **95**, 676-93 (1935).

Chandrasekhar, S., *An Introduction to the Study of Stellar Structure* (University of Chicago Press, 1939; Dover, NY, 1957).

Chandrasekhar, S., *Principles of Stellar Dynamics* (University of Chicago Press, 1942; Dover, 1960).

Schönberg, M. & S. Chandrasekhar, “On the Evolution of the Main-Sequence Stars,” *Ap.J.* **96**, 161-72 (1942).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Stochastic Problems in Physics and Astronomy,” *Reviews of Modern Physics* **15**, 1-89 (1943).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Dynamical Friction. I. General Considerations: The Coefficient of Dynamical Friction,” *Ap.J.* **97**, 255-62 (1943) [reprinted in the centennial edition *Ap.J.* **525**, 339 (1999) with a modern commentary by Frank H. Shu].

Chandrasekhar, S., “Some Remarks on the Negative Hydrogen Ion and its Absorption Coefficient,” *Ap.J.* **100**, 176-80 (1944).

Chandrasekhar, S., “On the Continuous Absorption Coefficient of the Negative Hydrogen Ion,” *Ap.J.* **102**, 223-31 (1945).

Chandrasekhar, S., & Frances Herman Breen, “On the Continuous Absorption Coefficient of the Negative Hydrogen Ion. III.,” *Ap.J.* **104**, 430-45 (1946).

Chandrasekhar, S., & G. Münch, “On the Integral Equation Governing the Distribution of the True and the Apparent Rotational Velocities of Stars,” *Ap.J.* **111**, 142-56 (1950).

Chandrasekhar, S., *Radiative Transfer* (Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK, 1950; Dover, NY, 1960).

Chandrasekhar, S. & G. Münch, “The Theory of the Fluctuations in Brightness of the Milky Way. V.,” *Ap.J.* **115**, 103 (1952) [reprinted in the centennial edition *Ap.J.* **525**, 455 (1999) with a modern commentary by John Scalo].

Chandrasekhar, S. & E. Fermi, “Magnetic Fields in Spiral Arms,” *Ap.J.* **118**, 113 (1953) [reprinted in the centennial edition *Ap.J.* **525**, 520 (1999) with a modern commentary by J.A. Simpson].

Chandrasekhar, S. & E. Fermi, “Problems of Gravitational Stability in the Presence of a Magnetic Field,” *Ap.J.* **118**, 116-41 (1953).

Chandrasekhar, S. & Donna D. Elbert, *The Illumination and Polarization of the Sunlit Sky on Rayleigh Scattering* (American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1954).

Chandrasekhar, “Axisymmetric Magnetic Fields and Fluid Motions,” *Ap.J.* **124**, 232-43 (1956).

Chandrasekhar, S., & P.C. Kendall, “On Force-Free Magnetic Fields,” *Ap.J.* **126**, 457-60 (1957).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Stability of Non-Dissipative Couette Flow in Hydromagnetics,” *Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.* **46**, 253-57 (1960).

Chandrasekhar, S., *Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Stability* (Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK, 1961).

Chandrasekhar, S., & Norman R. Lebovitz, “On the Oscillations and the Stability of Rotating Gaseous Masses. III. The Distorted Polytropes,” *Ap.J.* **136**, 1082-1104 (1962).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Dynamical Instability of Gaseous Masses Approaching the Schwarzschild Limit in General Relativity,” *Phys. Rev. Lett.* **12**,114-16 (1964).

Chandrasekhar, “A General Variational Principle Governing the Radial and the Non-Radial Oscillations of Gaseous Masses,” *Ap.J.* **139**, 664-74 (1964).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Dynamical Instability of Gaseous Masses Approaching the Schwarzschild Limit in General Relativity,” *Ap.J.* **140**, 417-33 (1964).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Post-Newtonian Equations of Hydrodynamics in General Relativity,” *Ap.J.* **142**, 1488-1512 (1965).

Chandrasekhar, S., *Ellipsoidal Figures of Equilibrium* (Yale Univ. Press, New Haven, CT, 1969).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Solutions of Two Problems in the Theory of Gravitational Radiation,” *Phys. Rev. Lett.* **24**, 611-15 (1970).

Chandrasekhar, S., & F. Paul Esposito, “The 2½ Post-Newtonian Equations of Hydrodynamics and Radiation Reaction in General Relativity,” *Ap.J.* **160**, 153-79 (1970).

Chandrasekhar, S. & S. Detweiler, “The Quasi-normal Modes of the Schwarzschild Black Hole,” *Proc. Royal Soc. London A* **344**, 441-52 (1975).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Solution of Dirac’s Equation in Kerr Geometry,” *Proc. Royal Soc. London A* **349**, 571-75 (1976).

Chandrasekhar, S. & J.B. Hartle, “On Crossing the Cauchy Horizon of a Reissner-Nordström Black-hole,” *Proc. Royal Soc. London A* **384**, 301-15 (1982).

Chandrasekhar, S., *The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes* (Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, UK, 1983).

Chandrasekhar, S., *On Stars, Their Evolution and Their Stability* (Nobel Lecture) (Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, 1984).

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1983/chandrasekhar-lecture.pdf

Chandrasekhar, S., *Classical General Relativity* (Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, UK, 1993).

Chandrasekhar, S., *Newton's Principia for the Common Reader* (Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, UK, 1995).

Chandrasekhar, S. & V. Ferrari, “On the Nonradial Oscillations of a Star V. A Fully Relativistic Treatment of a Newtonian Star,” *Proc. Royal Soc. London A* **450**, 463-76 (1996).

Wali, Kameshwar C., ed., *A Quest for Perspectives. Selected Works of S. Chandrasekhar with Commentary* (Imperial College Press, London, 2001) [abstract].

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Chandrasekhar, S., “Beauty and the Quest for Beauty in Science ,” *Physics Today* **32**, 7, 25-30 (1979); reprinted in *Physics Today* **63**, 12, 57-62 (Dec. 2010).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Edward Arthur Milne: His Part in the Development of Modern Astrophysics ,” *QJRAS* **21**, 93-107 (1980) [1979 Milne Lecture].

Chandrasekhar, S., *Eddington: The Most Distinguished Astrophysicist of His Time* (Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, UK, 1983).

Chandrasekhar, S., *Truth and Beauty: Aesthetics and Motivations in Science* (Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1987).

Chandrasekhar, S., “Science and Scientific Attitudes,” *Nature* **344**, 285-86 (1990).

Chandrasekhar, S., “To Victor Ambartsumian on His 80th Birthday,” *Astrophysics* **29**, 408-09 (1989); reprinted in *Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy* **18**, 3-4 (1997).

Chandrasekhar, S., “The Series Paintings of Claude Monet and the Landscape of General Relativity,” Address delivered at the Dedication Ceremonies of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune (December 28, 1992).

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