The movie drew me into the world and experiences of this brilliant mathematician, but it never drew me in completely to his world of mathematics. I felt much like his wife—on the outside looking in and not understanding what was going on internally for him with mathematics. 546 more words
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I first read Robert Kanigel’s The Man Who Knew Infinity, a biography of Srinivasa Ramanujan, one Halloween on an evening shuttle bus that ploughed through rush-hour traffic between York University, where I did my undergrad, and Glendon College, where I worked as a research assistant and copy-editor. 163 more words
The man who knew infinity, directed by Matt Brown (2015).
The man who knew infinity is a biopic about Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician who made major contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. 714 more words