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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Well researched and well written. - Goodreads
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Ramanujan - "Supernatural insight... - Goodreads
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User Review  - Shrikant Giridhar - Goodreads

Well written and researched. For the most part, The Man Who Knew Infinity manages to escape the glorified descriptions and hyperbole that a character like Ramanujan usually seems to invite and ... Read full review

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Like most of my countrymen, I had heard about the genius of Ramanujan, his humble beginnings and his subsequent discovery by the English mathematician, GH Hardy. I wanted to know more about Ramanujan ... 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 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".

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