# Aryabhata

In existographies, **Aryabhata** (476-550) (**IQ**:170|#375) (RGM:273|1,300+) (Odueny 100:61) (GMG:18) (GME:#) (GAE:#) (CR:5) (LH:3) (TL:8) was an Indian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, noted for []

## Overview

Aryabhata employed 62,832/20,000 (= 3.1416) for π; speculated, supposedly, that π (pi) is irrational, as later conjectured by Leonhard Euler, and proved by Johann Lambert (Ѻ); stated that the earth rotates on its axis; classified as a physicist for his explicit mention of the relativity of motion; is said to have been the first to employ a zero symbol concept, and that his later countryman Brahmagupta was to use a zero symbol and the first to show that subtracting a number from itself results in zero (Ѻ).

## Quotes

### Quotes | By

The following are noted quotes by Aryabhata:

- “Just as a person travelling on a boat feels that the trees on the bank are moving, people on the earth feel the sun is moving.”
- — Aryabhata (c.520),
*Publication*(Ѻ); cited by Kishore Dash (2019) in*The Story of Econophysics*(pg. 2)

- — Aryabhata (c.520),