## What did Aryabhata discover?

What did Aryabhata discover? Aryabhata discovered an approximation of pi, 62832/20000 = 3.1416. He also correctly believed that the planets and the Moon shine by reflected sunlight and that the motion of the stars is due to Earth’s rotation.

## What did Aryabhatta discovered in mathematics?

Aryabhatta is among the mathematicians who brought new deductions and theories in mathematics and astronomy. His contribution to the mathematics is unmatched and cannot be ignored, as he was the one who deduced the approximate value of pi, which he found it to be 3.14.

**Who wrote Aryabhata?**

Aryabhata

Āryabhaṭa | |
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Era | Gupta era |

Main interests | Mathematics, astronomy |

Notable works | Āryabhaṭīya, Arya-siddhanta |

**How did Aryabhata invented zero?**

Aryabhata gave the world the digit “0” (zero) for which he became immortal. His book, the Aryabhatiya, presented astronomical and mathematical theories in which the Earth was taken to be spinning on its axis and the periods of the planets were given with respect to the sun (in other words, it was heliocentric).

### Who found zero first?

Brahmagupta

“Zero and its operation are first defined by [Hindu astronomer and mathematician] Brahmagupta in 628,” said Gobets. He developed a symbol for zero: a dot underneath numbers.

### Was Aryabhata born?

476 AD, Pataliputra

Aryabhata/Born

**Who discovered zero first?**

“Zero and its operation are first defined by [Hindu astronomer and mathematician] Brahmagupta in 628,” said Gobets. He developed a symbol for zero: a dot underneath numbers.

**Who counted Ravana’s head?**

Originally Answered: If Aryabhatta had invented zero, then how did he know that Ravana had ten heads? Aryabhatta discovered the symbol of 0 .

#### What was Aryabhata’s contribution to science?

Aryabhata died a successful mathematician, astronomer and a scientist at the age of 74. The place and time of death are still unknown. It was believed he spent most of his life in Kusumapura, Pataliputra. The contributions of a scientist since Aryabhata has never been the same.

#### Who is Aryabhatta?

Aryabhatta (or Aryabhata) (476 – 550 CE) was an Indian mathematician and astronomer who is regarded as a towering figure in both these fields. Some of his works have been lost through the ages but his influence may be seen in the works of succeeding Indian mathematicians who frequently refer to his works.

**How many scientists named Aryabhata lived during the same period?**

This statement was given claiming there were two scientists named Aryabhata who lived during the same period. This created commotion and confusion and did not help in understanding Aryabhata’s life rather created much more confusion.

**How old was Aryabhata when he wrote Aryabhatiya?**

Aryabhata mentions in the Aryabhatiya that he was 23 years old 3,600 years into the Kali Yuga, but this is not to mean that the text was composed at that time. This mentioned year corresponds to 499 CE, and implies that he was born in 476. Aryabhata called himself a native of Kusumapura or Pataliputra (present day Patna, Bihar ).