Remembering Ramanujan

Sunday 26th April 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of world-renowned mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, who was born in the city of Erode, in India in 1887. Ramanujan’s extraordinary aptitude for mathematics led to him gaining and then losing a scholarship to the prestigious Government Arts College in Kumbakonam - he focused so much …

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

This month sees the release of the film 'The Man Who Knew Infinity' based on the life of the mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920). Parts of the film were shot here at Trinity College. Some of his papers (Add.ms.a.94) are deposited in the College Library and can be consulted online via the Wren Digital Library. Ramanujan …

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