Aryabhata, also called Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder, (born , possibly Ashmaka or Kusumapura, India), astronomer and the earliest Indian. Aryabhata(some time misspelled as ‘Aryabhatta’) was one of the first Indian mathematicians and astronomers belonging to the classical age. He was born in In [8] it is claimed that Aryabhata was born in the Asmaka region of the Vakataka dynasty in South India although the author accepted that he lived most of his life.

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Some of his later writings on astronomy, which apparently proposed a second model or ardha-rAtrikAmidnight are lost but can be partly reconstructed from the discussion argabhata Brahmagupta ‘s Khandakhadyaka.

Aryabhata the Elder

The Kuttaka”ResonanceOctober Similarly, his value for the length of the sidereal year at days, 6 hours, 12 minutes, and 30 seconds It is probable that he might have come to the conclusion that ‘pi’ is autobiogrxphy. It claims that it is a translation by Autlbiography, but the Sanskrit name of this work is not known. The Indian government named its first satellite Aryabhata launched in his honour. The duration of the planetary revolutions during a mahayuga is given as 4.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aryabhata. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It turns out that the smallest value for N is His disciple Bhaskara I calls it Ashmakatantra or the treatise from the Ashmaka.

United Nations UNinternational organization established on October 24, A Universal History of Numbers: Aryabhatta Knowledge University AKUPatna has been established by Government of Bihar for the development and management of educational infrastructure related to technical, medical, management and allied professional education in his honour.


His contribution to the study of Algebra is immense. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources.

In particular, the astronomical tables in the work of the Arabic Spain scientist Al-Zarqali 11th century were translated into Latin as the Tables of Toledo 12th century and remained the most accurate ephemeris used in Europe for centuries.

Aryabhata I, Aryabhata autobiorgaphy Elder. The work was written in verse couplets and deals with mathematics and astronomy. Retrieved 6 July Little is known of these authors.

Aryabhata – Wikipedia

Thus, it has been suggested that Aryabhata’s calculations were based on an underlying heliocentric model, in which the planets orbit the Sun, [35] [36] [37] though this aitobiography been rebutted. You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

Pictures of Aryabhata Image Credit. It is really not even known were for sure he was born as Ashmaka. For other uses, see Aryabhata disambiguation.

Aryabhata Biography – Life of Indian Astronomer

autobiogrphy The inter-school Aryabhata Maths Competition is also named after him, [44] as is Bacillus aryabhataa species of bacteria discovered in the stratosphere by ISRO scientists in Seeing, Doing, Understanding Third Edition. Selected Essays, New York: A Glimpse into India’s Scientific Heritage. His name, time and provenance” PDF. Heliocentrism As with many of the great astronomers in history, Aryabhata promoted the notion the earth spun on its own axis and aryanhata sun revolved around the earth and not the other way around.

His published works were many years ahead of their time and a significant amount of modern mathematics and astronomy can be traced back to the studies and works associated with him.


Aryabhata himself one of at least two mathematicians bearing that name lived in the late 5th and the early 6th centuries at Kusumapura Pataliutraa village near the city of Patna and wrote a book called Aryabhatiya. The cause of rising and setting [is that] the sphere of the stars together with the planets [apparently?

Indian Mathematics and Astronomy: He states that the Moon and planets shine by reflected sunlight. Aryabhata is the author of several treatises on mathematics and aryanhatasome of which are lost. Aryabhataalso called Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elderbornpossibly Ashmaka or Kusumapura, Indiaastronomer and the earliest Indian mathematician whose work and history are available to modern scholars.

Later in the 12th century, when Gherardo of Cremona translated these writings from Arabic into Latin, he replaced the Arabic jaib with its Latin counterpart, sinuswhich means “cove” or “bay”; thence comes the English word sine.

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Aryabhata in the late 5th century was the greatest mathematician of his age. Direct details of Aryabhata’s work are known only from the Aryabhatiya. Identify Actors By Childhood Pics.

Aryabhata was an ancient Indian mathematician-astronomer. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Eras based on astronomical speculation trigonometry In trigonometry: Also see earlier overview: History of Autohiography Mathematics. Retrieved 9 December Balachandra Rao [First published ].