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Ramanujan and the nature of genius

Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar was a poor Hindu with only a basic mathematical education who, as a young man, made important mathematical discoveries.  He impressed the great British mathematicial, G.H. 619 more words

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*The Romance of a Mathematician’s Life:  The Ramanujan-Hardy Conundrum

(after a viewing of “The Man Who Knew Infinity”)

No matter how often one might have heard the story of Srinivasa Ramanujan, it never ceases to astound.  1,381 more words

The Politics Of Culture

FILM REVIEW: The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity (Matthew Brown, 2015)

Maths may not be the most thrilling of subjects to everyone, but most people appreciate a good underdog story. 575 more words

Ramanujan: 'the man who knew infinity'

I saw this movie a week or so ago.  I liked it a lot.  It is about the untutored Indian genius, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and how the famous British mathematician, G.H. 406 more words

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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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