Facts about Zero Founder and Indian Mathematician, “Aryabhatta”

As you all know , Aryabhatta (Master Astronomer & Mathematician)  was the founder of Zero.

His Contributions helped world in the development of Astrnomy and Mathematics.

Lets us Know some facts about this Great Man.


  1. He was born in 476 CE.
  2. His born place was Pataliputra (present day Patna, Bihar.
  3. He was one of the first Indian mathematicians and space exploration experts.
  4. At the Age of 23 , He wrote his book ‘Aryabhatiya’ , which explains an ancient work on Mathematic  and Astronomy.
  5. He also stated the approximate value of pi and determined  that pi is irrational.
  6. The Great Mathematician also discovered the position of nine Planets and stated that each planet rotated around the sun.
  7. Moon has no light of its own, was also stated by Aryabhatta.
  8. First Satellite of India was named after Aryabhatta.
  9. Govt of Bihar had established AKU (Aryabhatta Knowledge University) in his honour.
  10. There is also an Indian research center called the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) near Nainital which is for conducting research in astronomy, astrophysics and atmospheric sciences.

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