Lots of Inventions and Discoveries done in India BUT never study in Indian schools....some of them i have mentioned here with proofs...Plz read and share
1.USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century-old suspicion amongst academics that the pioneer of wireless communication was Professor Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.

2. The largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 10**6 whereas Indians used numbers as big as 10**53(10 to the power of 53) with specific names as early as 5000 BCE during the Vedic period. Even today, the largest used number is Tera 10**12(10 to the power of 12). http://www.icbse.com/indian-mathematicians

3. The value of pi was first calculated by Aryabhatta I in 499 AD,ie more than 1350 years before Lindemann. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/37461/Aryabhata-I

4. Aeroplane invented by Maharshi Bharadwaja and was the first person to give definition about aeroplane. He explained about different types aeroplanes in his book “Vaimanika Shastra” The topics covered include, "definition of an airplane, a pilot, aerial routes, food, clothing, metals, metal production, mirrors and their uses in wars, varieties of machinery and yantras, planes like ‘mantrik’, ‘tantrik’, and ‘kritak’" about 2000 years before Right Brothers and also discovered different types of light rays. http://www.amazon.com/Vimana-Aircraft-Ancient-India-Atlantis/dp/B003ZDTNXO

5. Forbes magazine, July 1987 - Sanskrit is the mother of all the European languages. Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer software (http://mutiny.wordpress.com/2007/02/09/sanskrit-mother-of-european-languages-says-prof-dean-brown/)

6. The world’s first University was established in Takshila in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education (http://www.taksha.org/about/history).

7. Maharshi Charak, The Master Physician, Is Believed To Have Lived In The First Century AD. The Samhita Composed By Him Forms The Bedrock Of Ayurvedic Practice Today. http://books.google.co.in/books/about/The_Legacy_of_Caraka.html?id=ocOktxn-u28C

8. Maharshi Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health scientists of his time conducted complicated surgeries like cesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and even plastic surgery and brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was well known in ancient India. Over 125 surgical equipment were used. Deep knowledge of anatomy, physiology, etiology, embryology, digestion, metabolism, genetics and immunity is also found in many texts (http://archive.org/stream/practicalessayon00bretuoft#page/n556/mode/1up..http://medind.nic.in/iae/t07/i4/iaet07i4p243.pdf)

9. According to the Gemmological Institute of America, until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds to the world.

10. Although western media portray modern images of India as poverty stricken and underdeveloped through political corruption, India was once the richest empire on earth.

11. Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. Time taken by earth to orbit the sun: (5th century) 365.258756484 days.http://veda.wikidot.com/tip:time-taken-for-earth-to-orbit-sun

12. Differential calculus and Theory of Continued Fraction was discovered by Bhaskaracharya II.http://www.icbse.com/indian-mathematicians

13. Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India. Quadratic equations were by Sridharacharya in the 11th Century.

14. Infinity was well known for ancient Indians. BhaskaracharyaII in Beejaganitha (stanza-20) has given clear explanation with examples for infinity.

15. Positive and Negative numbers and their calculations were explained first by Brahmagupta in his book Brahmasputa Siddhanta.

16. Stirling formula was discovered by Brahmagupta about 1000 years before Sterling did.

17. De Moivre's theorem of positive integral was discovered by Brahmagupta in 628 A.D, i.e around 1000 years before Demovier.

18. De Moivre's infinite series discovered by Puthumana Somayaji in 1140 AD,i.e more than 200 years before Demoivre.

19. When many cultures in the world were only wandering forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization).

20. All the atomic reactors in the world are in Shiva Linga Shape which is an Indian contribution.

21. Maharshi Charaka discovered Psychology and Quantum healing system http://books.google.co.in/books/about/The_Legacy_of_Caraka.html?id=ocOktxn-u28C.

22. Indians discovered the size, shape, rotation and gravity of earth about 1000 years before Kelvin,Galileo,Newton and Copper Nicus. Aryabhatta I was the first to explain spherical shape,size ,diameter,rotaion and correct speed of Earth in 499 AD. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/37461/Aryabhata-I

23. Varahamihira discovered Comets in 505 AD, i.e more than 1100 years before Haley and also discovered the concept of “Budding of plants”…http://books.google.co.in/books?id=y_c7atbRFDQC&pg=PA122&lpg=PA122&dq=Varahamihira+discovered+Comets&source=bl&ots=PdSMenpOMH&sig=KuhDTfIcssMOCTqd4pFZqCuQL2o&hl=en&sa=X&ei=NoXuULTiLMbUkQXGoYE4&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=Varahamihira%20discovered%20Comets&f=false

24. The different colours of light, VIBGYOR are mentioned in Rigveda which was written more than 6000 years ago.

25. Velocity of light discovered by Sayanacharya…http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/20535920/2147376382/name/speed+of+light.pdf.

26. The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra. According to Saka King Rudradaman I of 150 CE a beautiful lake called Sudarshana was constructed on the hills of Raivataka during Chandragupta Maurya's time.

27. Maharshi Bharadwaja discovered spectrometer. In his “Yantra Sarvaswa” he explained about more than 100 instruments.bout more than 100 instruments.
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