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PODCAST: MATT BROWN ON THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY

The Man Who Knew Infinity is a 2016 film about the life of the Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan, who was born in India in 1887 and died at the young age of 32 years old. 201 more words

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PODCAST: PROF. FREEMAN DYSON ON SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN

Prof. Freeman Dyson of Princeton University worked on  Srinivasa Ramanujan‘s partition of numbers theory while studying at Cambridge University. In this interview Prof. Dyson shares how he first discovered about Ramanujan in… 157 more words

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

For many, mathematics is a field that is not only captivating and sometimes amusing but has the potential to unlocking the secrets of the universe. It is a field that some individuals are experts in and in the new historical drama The Man Who Knew Infinity, we are presented with a heartfelt story of not only men who are geniuses in math but we see their friendship and bond develop in a very touching way. 476 more words

Photograph of the Month

This month’s photograph is of the mathematician, Godfrey Harold Hardy (1877-1947). As the mentor of Srinivasa Ramanujan, he is currently portrayed by Jeremy Irons in the film… 17 more words

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Jeremy Irons at the NY Premiere of The Man Who Knew Infinity

Jeremy Irons and the director and cast of The Man Who Knew Infinity attended the New York premiere of the film, at the Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas on Wednesday 27 April 2016. 67 more words

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Jeremy Irons on The Leonard Lopate Show - April 27, 2016

Jeremy Irons and director Matt Brown were guests of The Leonard Lopate radio show on WNYC, on Wednesday 27 April 2016, to discuss The Man Who Knew Infinity. 43 more words

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How G. H. Hardy tamed Srinivasa Ramanujan’s genius - Béla Bollobás

“It was clear to Hardy that Ramanujan was totally exceptional: however, in spite of his amazing feats in mathematics, he lacked the basic tools of the trade of a professional mathematician. 1,262 more words
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