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The boy who dreamed of infinity : a tale of the genius ramanujan [electronic resource].

Jones, Andy T., (film director.). Nankani, Soneela, (voice actor.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 50 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2020.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Andy T. Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Soneela Nankani.
Summary, etc.:
A mango...is just one thing. But if I chop it in two, then chop the half in two, and keep on chopping, I get more and more bits, on and on, endlessly, to an infinity I could never ever reach. In 1887 in India, a boy named Ramanujan is born with a passion for numbers. He sees numbers in the squares of light pricking his thatched roof and in the beasts dancing on the temple tower. He writes mathematics with his finger in the sand, across the pages of his notebooks, and with chalk on the temple floor. "What is small?" he wonders. "What is big?" Head in the clouds, Ramanujan struggles in school-but his mother knows that her son and his ideas have a purpose. As he grows up, Ramanujan reinvents much of modern mathematics, but where in the world could he find someone to understand what he has conceived?
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa, 1887-1920 > Juvenile films.
Mathematicians > India > Biography > Juvenile films.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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