Aryabhatta brought about a sort of revolution in the world of mathematics. Many of his pioneering concepts today form the basis of modern mathematics.
He invented the concept of zero upon which today's number system stands. His other achievements include the calculation of the value of 'Pi'.
He also made considerable research on celestial sphere, shape and motion of the earth, cause of day and night etc. He also provided a heliocentric model of the universe much more advanced that the geocentric model of Ptolemy that had taken hold in Europe.
This legendary mathenatician lived in Pataliputra (today's Patna). His reseaches and theories are wrtiiten in the book named Aryabhatiya in quaite a few volumes which got traslated in many contemporary languages and traveled in the Arabian copuntries and Europe.
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Last Updated on 02/20/2013
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