You've probably never heard of Srinivasa Ramanujan, but he is known as the mathematician with perhaps the most natural ability for math in history. Just check out the 2015 film based on his life, "The Man Who Knew Infinity." Ramanujan was born in 1887 in a small village in the southern part of India. He attended a local grammar school and high school, where it didn't take long for him to show his affinity for numbers. He grew obsessed with math, a trait that got him kicked out of college for neglecting his courses that weren't math-related.
What Did Ramanujan Do With Partitions?
A simple concept that can go very far.
Ramanujan's Infinite Root
...and all its crazy cousins!
Ramanujan, 1729, and Fermat's Last Theorem
Tackling a few subjects by starting with the legendary Ramanujan.
Written by Curiosity Staff October 7, 2016
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