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'The Man Who Knew Infinity' review: Paints an engaging portrait of Srinivasa Ramanujan

Apr 29, 2016

'The Man Who Knew Infinity' review: Paints an engaging portrait of Srinivasa Ramanujan

The Man Who Knew Infinity chronicles Srinivasa Ramanujan’s (Dev Patel) life from humble beginnings to being invited to Cambridge by GH Hardy (Jeremy Irons) #Hollywood #Dev Patel #Srinivasa Ramanujan #Mathematics #Math #Stephen Fry #Mihir Fadnavis #film reviews #Jeremy Irons #The Man Who Knew Infinity #movies about math
Notice something curious about the date today? 4 April, 2016 is 'Square Root Day'

Apr 04, 2016

Notice something curious about the date today? 4 April, 2016 is 'Square Root Day'

Today — 4/4/16 — is Square Root Day. The previous Square Root Day was observed on 3/3/09, while the one after this will occur on 5 May, 2025 (5/5/25). #Mathematics #Shareworthy #Square Root Day #Ron Gordon #4/4/16
Tough math: Blaming CBSE for an application-based question paper is just wrong

Mar 18, 2016

Tough math: Blaming CBSE for an application-based question paper is just wrong

The CBSE now wants to bring the concept of high order thinking skill and application-based learning in its examination pattern by devising questions those would compel students to think. #ConnectTheDots #Education #Mathematics #CBSE #Class 12
Inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind', Nobel laureate, John Nash and wife die in car crash in New Jersey

May 25, 2015

Inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind', Nobel laureate, John Nash and wife die in car crash in New Jersey

John Forbes Nash Jr, a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. #World #NewsTracker #New Jersey #John Nash #Mathematics #Nobel Laureate #Beautiful Mind #New jersey State Police
Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman to win Maths 'Nobel'

Aug 13, 2014

Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman to win Maths 'Nobel'

She was among four Fields Medal recipients at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Seoul, and the first female among the 56 winners since the prize was established in 1936. #GoodNews #World #Iran #Stanford University #Mathematics #woman #Mathematician #Maryam Mirzakhani
My meeting with temperamental math genius Shakuntala Devi

Nov 05, 2013

My meeting with temperamental math genius Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi was a brutally honest, temperamental genius passionate about numbers, recollects Kamala Thiagarajan. #InMemorium #Mathematics #Shakuntala Devi #human computer
St Stephen's cut-off out: Above 95% for most courses, 98% for Eco, English

Jun 20, 2013

St Stephen's cut-off out: Above 95% for most courses, 98% for Eco, English

The cut-offs for Chemistry, Physics, History and Philosophy were also above 95 per cent for general category students and more than almost 90 percent for those under SC/ST category. #India #Economics #NewsTracker #English #College #Mathematics #St Stephen's College #cut-off #First cut-off
Google Doodle remembers mathematician Leonhard Euler on his 306th b'day

Apr 16, 2013

Google Doodle remembers mathematician Leonhard Euler on his 306th b'day

Euler is widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest mathematicians to have ever lived, working in almost all areas of mathematics. #Google doodle #TechBuzz #Mathematics #Leonhard Euler
Math genius Ramanujan's cryptic formula finally proved correct

Dec 29, 2012

Math genius Ramanujan's cryptic formula finally proved correct

Indian maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan's cryptic deathbed theory—which he claimed was conceived in his dreams—has finally been proven correct, almost 100 years after he died. #ThingsWeLike #Srinivasa Ramanujan #Mathematics #Theory