- Bhaskaracharya, lived in the 12th century.
- Bhaskaracharya supplied the correct answer for division by zero as well as rules for operating with irrational numbers.
- Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer
*Smart*. Time taken by earth to orbit the sun: 365.258756484 days. - Bhaskaracharya wrote six books on mathematics, including
*Lilavati*, which summarized mathematical knowledge in India up to his time, and*Karanakutuhala*, translated as “Calculation of Astronomical Wonders.” *Bhaskara-I*, ISRO's second satellite is an experimental satellite for earth observations, launched on June 7, 1979.

## Wednesday, July 9, 2008

### Bhaskaracharya

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