Jul 05 , 2024

8 Indian Mathematicians who changed the world

By True Scoop

Srinivasan Ramanujan (1887-1920): His work includes contributions to number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions.

Aryabhatta (476-550 CE): Introduced the concept of zero & made major contributions to trigonometry.

Satyendra Nath Bose (1894-1974): Best known on his work on Bose-Einstein condesate alongside Albert Einstein.

Bhaskara II (1114-1185 CE): Known for major contributions to algebra, arithmetic, and calcus in “Siddhanta Shiromani.”

Brahmagupta (598-668 CE): Made the rules for operations involving zero and negative numbers.

Prashant Chandra Mahalanobis (1893-1972): Known as father of Indian statistics and for Mahalanobis distance.

Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao (1920-2023): Known for the Cramer-Rao bound and Rao-Blackwell theorem.

Shakuntala Devi (1929-2013): known as the “Human Computer” for her arithmetic abilities.

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