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Have You Seen The Man Who Knew Infinity?

On the flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town, my seat assignment was changed, so instead of an incredible view out my window,
I saw the middle of a huge wing for eleven hours. 382 more words


Jeremy Irons on StarTalk

Jeremy Irons and The Man Who Knew Infinity director Matt Brown were guests on StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson. The episode aired on the National Geographic Channel on Monday 7 November 2016. 10 more words

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DP/30 An Hour with Jeremy Irons

David Poland interviewed Jeremy Irons on 25 October 2016 at Bar Marmont in West Hollywood.

He is an actor who needs no introduction. He’s thrilled us, scared us, creeped us out, and made men & women swoon over decades of amazing work. 19 more words

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

I watched a movie yesterday and highly recommend it.  The Man Who Knew Infinity is based on the true story of the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.  I don’t want to say too much for fear of giving it away, but the movie takes us through the development of Ramanujan’s mathematical career.   411 more words

The Man Who Knew Infinity at The White House

On Friday, October 28, 2016, members of the cast and crew of The Man Who Knew Infinity traveled to Washington, DC to attend Math and the Movies, a panel discussion followed by a screening of… 21 more words

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

There are not many movies about mathematics or mathematicians and there are even less popular movies about the subject (Good Will Hunting,  A Beautiful Mind  are a couple of examples).  573 more words


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