images links abstract
Wiki Code Copy Tips Home

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS (; listen ; 22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920) was an Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions, including solutions to mathematical problems then considered unsolvable. Ramanujan initially developed his own mathematical research in isolation: "He tried to interest the leading professional mathematicians in his work, but failed for the most part. What he had to show them was too novel, too unfamiliar, and additionally presented in unusual ways; they could not be bothered". Seeking mathematicians who could better understand his work, in 1913 he began a postal partnership with the English mathematician G. H. Hardy at the University of Cambridge, England. Recognizing Ramanujan's work as extraordinary, Hardy arranged for him to travel to Cambridge. In his notes, Ramanujan had produced groundbreaking new theorems, including some that Hardy said had "defeated him and his colleagues completely", in addition to rediscovering recently proven but highly advanced results.

During his short life, Ramanujan independently compiled nearly 3,900 results (mostly identities and equations). Many were completely novel; his original and highly unconventional results, such as the Ramanujan prime, the Ramanujan theta function, partition formulae and mock theta functions, have opened entire new areas of work and inspired a vast amount of further research. Nearly all his claims have now been proven correct. The Ramanujan Journal, a peer-reviewed scientific journal, was established to publish work in all areas of mathematics influenced by Ramanujan, and his notebooks—containing summaries of his published and unpublished results—have been analyzed and studied for decades since his death as a source of new mathematical ideas. As late as 2011 and again in 2012, researchers continued to discover that mere comments in his writings about "simple properties" and "similar outputs" for certain findings were themselves profound and subtle number theory results that remained unsuspected until nearly a century after his death. He became one of the youngest Fellows of the Royal Society and only the second Indian member, and the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Of his original letters, Hardy stated that a single look was enough to show they could only have been written by a mathematician of the highest calibre, comparing Ramanujan to mathematical geniuses such as Euler and Jacobi.

In 1919, ill health—now believed to have been hepatic amoebiasis (a complication from episodes of dysentery many years previously)—compelled Ramanujan's return to India, where he died in 1920 at the age of 32. His last letters to Hardy, written in January 1920, show that he was still continuing to produce new mathematical ideas and theorems. His "lost notebook", containing discoveries from the last year of his life, caused great excitement among mathematicians when it was rediscovered in 1976.

A deeply religious Hindu, Ramanujan credited his substantial mathematical capacities to divinity, and said the mathematical knowledge he displayed was revealed to him by his family goddess. "An equation for me has no meaning," he once said, "unless it expresses a thought of God."



Source: Srinivasa Ramanujan
Magic Johnson
Angkor Wat
Wentworth Miller
The Hidden Wiki
Fascism
Justin Hartley
Betsy DeVos
YouTube
Chester Bennington
American Horror Story: Roanoke
Behati Prinsloo
IBM
Donald Sutherland
My Secret Romance
The Girl on the Train (2016 film)
Boxing Day
Bruce Forsyth
Six-Day War
Michael Bisping
Communication
Napoleon
Blindspot (TV series)
Kriti Sanon
James Spader
Edmund Kemper
Death of Adolf Hitler
Survivor: Game Changers
RSS
Good Will Hunting
Jamie Lee Curtis
The Originals (TV series)
Ryan Seacrest
Robert De Niro
Oroville Dam
Noah Cyrus
Lisa Ann
Kiss (band)
Watergate scandal
Sadomasochism
Elisabeth Shue
Julie Andrews
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Bruce Springsteen
Sepsis
L. Ron Hubbard
÷ (album)
Steven Tyler
Jenny Slate
Kazakhstan
Gravity
French language
Nicole Brown Simpson
XXX (2002 film)
Kelly Rohrbach
Resident Evil (film series)
The Wizard of Oz (1939 film)
Lil Pump
Virginia
UFC 218
Delta Force
October 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery
M16 rifle
IOS
Luke Cage
Pulp Fiction
Star Wars (film)
The Lion King
International Standard Book Number
Dengue fever
Rooney Mara
FIFA World Rankings
Vampire
Mary I of England
5S (methodology)
Gotham (TV series)
Falklands War
The Beach Boys
Justine Musk
Man of Steel (film)
Olympic Games
Warren Beatty
Cara Delevingne
Zac Efron
Lena Headey
Bella Hadid
Robbie Amell
James Gandolfini
United States Navy
Physics
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Money in the Bank (2017)
The Rolling Stones
Ryan Phillippe
Shirley Temple
Christina Ricci
The Martian (film)
Michelle Pfeiffer
James Corden
Patrick Swayze
Black Mirror
Application programming interface
Edward IV of England
U2
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Switzerland
E-commerce
Pocahontas
Taylor Momsen
Badminton
Artificial neural network
Scandal (TV series)
John Cena
The Walt Disney Company
Jeremy Allen White
List of most viewed YouTube videos
David Letterman
Venezuela
Alexa Vega
Human rights
Coyote
Untitled Avengers film
2017 Atlantic hurricane season
Tsar Bomba
Prison Break
Natasha Richardson
Ansel Elgort
Abraham
List of current champions in WWE
James Harden
Gaten Matarazzo
Kingdom of Poland (1385–1569)
Catherine de' Medici
United States Navy SEALs
Portugal
Faye Dunaway
Aleister Crowley
Dwyane Wade
Tim Tebow
The Office (U.S. TV series)
Real Madrid C.F.
Bones (TV series)
Germany national football team
Proxy server
Gennady Golovkin
Psychosis
Diwali
Anonymous (group)
Nepal
List of most followed users on Instagram
George Best
Photosynthesis
Gigi Hadid
Elementary (TV series)
Michael Fassbender
Alexandre Lacazette
Winona Ryder
Pearl Jam
Adventure Time
Chinese New Year
Joe Pesci
Gangs of New York
List of Nintendo Switch games
Jordan Fisher
List of Presidents of the United States
Serotonin
Russian language
Circumcision
Moldavian Democratic Republic
Ares
Xi Jinping
The Disaster Artist (film)
List of The Blacklist episodes
Schengen Area
Autonomous communities of Spain
Elijah Wood
Amsterdam
X video extension
Schutzstaffel
Casey Affleck
Katharine Hepburn
Los Angeles
Steve Jobs
Phoenix (mythology)
Anderson Cooper
Lee Jong-suk
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Henry Kissinger
Taraji P. Henson
America's Got Talent (season 12)
Bernie Mac
Carlos Slim
Mardi Gras
Special education
Marie Curie
Thandie Newton
Water
Sean Combs
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Tardigrade
Unit 731
TIPS: To create new content for your website or blog...
  1. Enter the title of a Wikipedia article in the box above.
  2. Select your options using the checkboxes, or use default settings.
  3. Click the 'go' button to retrieve the article.
  4. Click the 'Copy Code' button to copy the source code of the article to your clipboard.
  5. Paste the source code into your favorite HTML editor.
  6. Edit the content to suit your needs.
  7. Publish your new content to your website or blog.
  8. IMPORTANT: Before publishing, be sure to make significant changes to avoid creating duplicate content.
buy this site
Custom Website Development