Achievements Of Ancient India. Earliest known precise celestial calculations:. Aryabhata , an Indian Mathematician (c. 500AD ) A ccurately calculated celestial constants like: earth's rotation per solar orbit days per solar orbit days per lunar orbit. Astronomical time spans:.
Aryabhata, an Indian Mathematician (c. 500AD)
Theory of creation of the universe: A 9th century Hindu scripture, The Mahapurana by Jinasena claims that the world is uncreated, as time itself is, without beginning and end. And it is based on principles.
Representing Large numbers: Mathematicians in India invented the base ten system in ancient times. But research did not stop there. The practice of representing large numbers also evolved in ancient India. notion of representing large numbers as powers of 10, one that was invented in India, turned out to be extremely handy.