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Srinivasa Ramanujan@movie by Matt Brown@biography by Robert Kanigel

The movie is based on the book which is based on the life of the genius. This write up is neither about the book nor the movie. 268 more words

The Summer 2017 Mathematics A To Z: Well-Ordering Principle

It’s the last full week of the Summer 2017 A To Z! Four more essays and I’ll have completed this project and curl up into a word coma. 1,498 more words


Movie review: The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

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


A man with nothing to prove

Ramanujan did what he wished to do, went his own way. It was only later, after he had indulged in an orgy of mathematical creation, that he might wake up and realize how far he had strayed from the common run of human intercourse.

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Matematikawan Mengejar Bayangan Sinar Bulan

Oleh: Erica Klarreich
12 Maret 2015
Sumber: Quanta Magazine

Para peneliti sedang memburu hubungan misterius antara teori bilangan, aljabar, dan teori string. 2,211 more words


Channel 4 Equinox: Srinivasa Ramanujan

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