Objects & Places from The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius, Ramanujan

Robert Kanigel
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Madras

This place is the capital of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Caste

Until recently, this was the name of the classes in India.

Brahmin

This class is the highest class in the Indian system.

Cauvery

This is one of the main rivers in southern India.

Pial

This is a kind of porch used in southern India.

Brahma

This figure is the Hindu god of creation.

Shiva

This figure is the Hindu god of paradoxes.

Vishnu

This figure is the Hindu god of preservation.

Prime Number

This value can only be divided by itself and one to produce a non-fractional result.

Tripos

This thing is a mathematical exam that all Cambridge math students were forced to take in their third year.

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