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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

'The Man Who Knew Infinity'

A solid, interesting if uncreative telling of the extraordinary story of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

A poor, Tamil Brahim growing up in Madras, Ramanujan was invited to Trinity College, Cambridge, arriving days before the outbreak of World War 1 in 1914. 76 more words

Film

'The Man Who Knew Infinity' On His Own Terms

As a film critic preaching the gospel of critical thinking in a world locked into the mainstream belief that math, science and technology are the only fields of study that matter, writer-director Matt Brown’s new biopic, … 669 more words

Black Eye

The Man Who Knew Infinity

For many, mathematics is a field that is not only captivating and sometimes amusing but has the potential to unlocking the secrets of the universe. It is a field that some individuals are experts in and in the new historical drama The Man Who Knew Infinity, we are presented with a heartfelt story of not only men who are geniuses in math but we see their friendship and bond develop in a very touching way. 476 more words