The Man who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius, Ramanujan

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C. Scribner's, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 438 pages
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A biography of one of the most innovative mathematicians of all time traces the rise of Srinivasa Ramanujan from his days as a clerk to his collaboration with one of England's greatest mathematicians

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User Review  - RAN IN JAN - Goodreads

This is for the first time I read an autobiography of an Indian and I regret reading it so late. Even though I knew about this book much earlier, also had seen it the book stores both online and ... Read full review

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This is a biography of a man whom I consider to be the smartest man who ever lived--certainly the smartest mathematician who ever lived. He understood nuance and implication, but was not a victim of ... Read full review

Contents

OneIN THE TEMPLES COOLNESS1887 to 1903
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Sarangapani Sannidhi Street
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A Brahmin Boyhood
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Robert Kanigel teaches at MIT and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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