The man who knew infinity: a life of the genius Ramanujan

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Washington Square Press, Jun 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 438 pages
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With a passion for detail, Robert Kanigel takes us from to the slums of Madras to the courts of Cambridge University where Srinivasa Ramanujan, a young unschooled Indian clerk, tested his brilliant theories alongside G.H. Hardy, the great English mathematician. Ramanujan died at the age of thirty-two, but he left behind a magical and inspired legacy that is still being plumbed for its secrets today.

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one and the only book I ever bought and while reading it felt like ramanujan is walking in front of me and hardy's amazement and typical Indian scenario of that time.....nice work indeed..!!

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This is a very well researched and wonderfully written biography of two great mathematecians S.Ramanujan and GHHardy. The author goes into a lot of details about ramanujan's early life and his ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Robert Kanigel is Professor of Science Writing and Director of the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT and the author of "Apprentice to Genius" and "The Man Who Knew Infinity". His articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in "The New York Times Magazine", "The New York Times Book Review", "Wilson Quarterly", and "Psychology Today".