The Pursuit of Mathematics in India

Here is a small article I wrote for an NGO called Srijan Sujan (http://www.srijansujan.com/) about pursuing mathematics in India:

The Pursuit of Mathematics (PDF Version)

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2 thoughts on “The Pursuit of Mathematics in India

  1. Nice article Nishant. I would like to add some more books and websites:

    1. Men of Mathematics by Eric Temple Bell
    2. Geometry and the Imagination by David Hilbert, Stefan Cohn-Vossen.
    3. Gamma: Exploring Euler’s Constant by Julian Havil
    4. The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. (A panoramic view of modern mathematics)
    5. Quanta Magazine: https://www.quantamagazine.org (Maybe the best online “pure” science magazine)
    6. The Mathematical Intelligencer: http://www.springer.com/mathematics/journal/283
    7. The Coming of Age of Mathematics in India by Raghavan Narasimhan:
    http://bhavana.timc.org.in/coming-of-age-mathematics-india/
    8. Terrance Tao’s webpage: https://terrytao.wordpress.com/
    9. Cédric Villani’s webpage: http://cedricvillani.org/
    10. John Baez’s website: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/README.html

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