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The Man who loved numbers

Author: Christopher SykesGregory HarrisWill LymanPaula S ApsellNicola GlucksmannAll authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation Coronet Film & Video [distributor], Northbrook, Ill. : 1988.
Series: Nova (Television program)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the brilliant Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan and of his brief association at Trinity College in England with the English mathematicians G.H. Hardy and J.E. Littlewood. His full potential was never realized because of his tragic death from illness in India at age 32.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; G H Hardy; John E Littlewood; G H Hardy; John E Littlewood; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Sykes; Gregory Harris; Will Lyman; Paula S Apsell; Nicola Glucksmann; Peter Middleton; Tom Ingle; Naresh Bedi; Inca Films (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Coronet (Firm); WGBH Educational Foundation.
OCLC Number: 35256115
Notes: Biographical documentary.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Title from data sheet.
"An InCA production in association with WGBH, Boston and Channel 4 Ltd. for Nova."
Issued as VHS 1/2 in.
Credits: Editor, Gregory Harris ; camera, Peter Middleton, Tom Ingle, Naresh Bedi ; researcher, Nicola Glucksmann ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
Performer(s): Will Lyman.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
Series Title: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Christopher Sykes.

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Tells the story of the brilliant Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan and of his brief association at Trinity College in England with the English mathematicians G.H. Hardy and J.E. Littlewood. His full potential was never realized because of his tragic death from illness in India at age 32.

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