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G. H. Hardy On The Supposedly 'Second-Rate Mind'

In A Mathematician’s Apology G. H. Hardy wrote:

It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics. The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and not to talk about what he or other mathematicians have done. 451 more words


Partisi Bilangan Asli

Gara-gara film The Man Who Knew Infinity, saya jadi penasaran dengan partisi bilangan asli n, yang dipelajari oleh Srinivasa Ramanujan dan Godfrey H. Hardy… 246 more words


Solutions, Ideas and Creativity

I watched The Man Who Knew Infinity the other day, in which the fabulous Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel… 652 more words

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity is the true story (well, “true” in the movie sense of overlapping at least modestly with real people and real events) of Srinivasa Ramanujan. 1,658 more words


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


*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