Srinivasa Ramanujan

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Mathematical genius Vashishtha Narayan's life is a tale for mental health awareness in India
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Mathematical genius Vashishtha Narayan's life is a tale for mental health awareness in India

After his death, his family are demanding a Bharat Ratna award, a central university named after him and a state holiday.

National Mathematics Day: On Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st birth anniversary, a look at his unique legacy
India

National Mathematics Day: On Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st birth anniversary, a look at his unique legacy

At an age when students struggle with algebra, trigonometry and arithmetic problems, Ramanujan not only mastered them but also found theorems to solve many trigonometric problems.

Narendra Modi invokes CV Raman in 41st edition of Mann Ki Baat, stresses on science and technology in India
India

Narendra Modi invokes CV Raman in 41st edition of Mann Ki Baat, stresses on science and technology in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation for the 41st edition of Mann Ki Baat programme. Listen to the broadcast on All India Radio, Doordarshan and the Narendra Modi mobile application

By the numbers: Why movies about math, like 'The Man Who Knew Infinity', make for great viewing
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By the numbers: Why movies about math, like 'The Man Who Knew Infinity', make for great viewing

From The Man Who Knew Infinity to The Imitation Game, A Beautiful Mind and The Theory of Everything, maths in the movies makes for thrilling viewing

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

Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and others pledge to build Srinivasa Ramanujan's foundation
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Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and others pledge to build Srinivasa Ramanujan's foundation

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, among others, have reportedly pledged to form a foundation in the name of legendary Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

Slumdog star Dev Patel to play Ramanujan in Hollywood biopic
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Slumdog star Dev Patel to play Ramanujan in Hollywood biopic

Srinivasa Ramanujan's life is being made into a film with "Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel starring as the legendary mathematician while a Hollywood A-lister is set to play his mentor G H Hardy.

Math genius Ramanujan's cryptic formula finally proved correct
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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.

Who needs nerds? Teach kids to apply maths in daily life
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Who needs nerds? Teach kids to apply maths in daily life

As much as we need to groom maths wizards, we need even the less gifted to learn applied mathematical concepts that will serve them well in the real world.

2012 to be 'national mathematical year' in honour of Ramanujan
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2012 to be 'national mathematical year' in honour of Ramanujan

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has declared 2012 'national mathematics year' in honour of maths wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan's 150th birth anniversary.

The Ramanujan debate: Why banning books is a waste in the digital age
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The Ramanujan debate: Why banning books is a waste in the digital age

The idea of banning a book in 2011 is, quite frankly, tacky. Banning a book can now bring so much attention via the Internet, that it merely exposes more people to the text you professed to be so terrified of.

The Ramanujan debate: Why banning books is a waste in the digital age
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The Ramanujan debate: Why banning books is a waste in the digital age

The idea of banning a book in 2011 is, quite frankly, tacky. Banning a book can now bring so much attention via the Internet, that it merely exposes more people to the text you professed to be so terrified of.