This is a collection of formulas discovered by the Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920) that appears in the book “A Passion for Mathematics” by Clifford A Pickover.… Read more “From Ramanujan”

# Tag: Mathematicians

## Paul Erdös and his Vocabulary

Paul Erdös (1913-1996) was a Hungarian mathematician who spent much of his life traveling and working with colleagues around the world on mathematical problems of many kinds.… Read more “Paul Erdös and his Vocabulary”

## The Struggle for Riemann Hypothesis

David Hilbert in in his 1900 address to the Paris International Congress of Mathematicians, listed the Riemann Hypothesis as one of his 23 problems for mathematicians of… Read more “The Struggle for Riemann Hypothesis”

## Srinivasa Ramanujan and Taxicab Numbers

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 – 1920) was an Indian mathematician who made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. He was born in… Read more “Srinivasa Ramanujan and Taxicab Numbers”

## Euler Catches and get Caught

The th Fermat number is defines as: The 17th-Century French lawyer and mathematician Pierre de Fermat incorrectly conjectured that all these numbers were primes, although he had… Read more “Euler Catches and get Caught”

## Three Movies on Schizophrenia

Here are short reviews on three movies on schizophrenia that I have seen. Oil on Water Best movie on the subject, though sad ending. It is moving… Read more “Three Movies on Schizophrenia”

## Independant Discoveries

As I have mentioned in previous post that after my Matric (class X) I became increasingly interested in science history. I decided to write an article for… Read more “Independant Discoveries”