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Books and Movies about Srinivasa Ramanujan
Updated on May 09, 2016

Ramanujan: Twelve Lectures on Subjects Suggested by His Life and Work, The Indian Clerk, The Man Who Knew Infinity: a Life of the Genius Ramanujan are some of the books about the life of the great mathematician. Ramanujan''s Notebooks and Ramanujan''s Lost Notebook, Ramanujan: Essays and Surveys and ...

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Ramanujan Early death at 32
Updated on May 09, 2016

Ramanujan returned to India in 1918 to give a chance for his body to recuperate. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis. Ramanujan died in Kumbakonam at the age of 32. His wife remained a widow and died in 1994. {post_img} A recent insight into the medical records revealed that he might have developed ...

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Ramanujan Elected fellow of Royal Society
Updated on May 09, 2016

Ramanujan became a fellow of the Royal society in 1918. He is one of the youngest to hold the honour till date and the second Indian to become a fellow of the prestigious society. {post_img} The following year he became the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. By then ...

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Ramanujan Awarded B.A by Research of Cambridge University
Updated on May 09, 2016

After spending a year at University of Madras and working on his papers, Srinivasa Ramanujan finally arrived in England in 1914. {post_img} He collaborated with G.H.Hardy and Littlewood and published a number of papers on highly composite numbers, Elliptic functions and refined a number of his early ...

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G.H.Hardy’s impression about Ramanujan’s work
Updated on May 09, 2016

Undeterred by the response from University College London, Ramanujan sent his works to Cambribge with the help of some friends. G.H.Hardy who worked in Trinity College went through Ramanujan's work and was both impressed as well as grew doubtful due to the nature and depth of his work which he did not ...

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Ramanujan Rejected by University College London
Updated on May 09, 2016

Indian Mathematical Society's founder member Ramachandra Rao along with few admirers including E.W.Middlemast presented Ramanujan's work to University College London. {post_img} M.J.M.Hill found his works riddles with holes as well as lacking the foundation owing to his informal approach to the subject. ...

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Ramanujan Suffered from many health problems
Updated on May 09, 2016

Ramanujan had suffered many health problems right from his childhood till his death. Soon after marriage he developed hydrocele in his testicles and did not have the money for operation. {post_img} However, a doctor volunteered to get it removed by operation for free. As a child, Ramanujan contracted ...

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Ramanujan marries S Janaki Ammal
Updated on May 09, 2016

Ramanujan married S Janaki Ammal in 1906. He was 23 and his wife was 10 years old. Ramanujan chose to live separately until his wife attained 12. {post_img} By 1911 he was very popular in Madras circles as a mathematical genius. By the time he chose to live with his wife, Ramachandra Rao of Indian ...

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Srinivasa Ramanujan Fails in F.A (First examination of Arts)
Updated on May 09, 2016

Srinivasa Ramanjan's failed in the F.A exam two years in a row and he had to leave college without a degree. {post_img} Though he was excellent in mathematics, his poor performance in other subjects prevented him from getting a degree and kept him poor for many years to come. Lacking a degree, Ramanujan ...

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