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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Review: The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

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Never read a biography where my admiration was divided equally between the protagonist and the author. If Ramanujan came to life, it was because there was a tremendous effort that went into ... Read full review

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Ramanujan was born around 1890 near Madras into a poor Brahmin family. By most accounts he had the sort of genius in mathematics that comes along once a century, the mathematical equivalent of a ... 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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Robert Kanigel teaches at MIT and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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