Societies need myths to live by, and a mathematical genius failing in an exam is precisely the kind of myth that makes life alluring How did Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920), the mathematical genius, fare in his Intermediate examinations? Did he fail in mathematics? Or did he score a centum? Conflicting assertions float. Myths hover around geniuses […]

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# Posts tagged with 'Ramanujan'

## Book on Ramanujan in Malayalam – The man who knew infinity

Picutre of the Book release function held on Aug 21st. From left are Dr.Shibu, Dr Thamban, Dirctor, Kerala Language Institute, Mr. K C Joseph Minister for Cultural affairs, SRi OOmmen Chandy Honble Chief Minister, Dr. V N R Pillai and Prof. A Vijayakumar, CUSAT. KLI has decided to translate in Malayalam such books in science […]

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