, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 58–72 | Cite as

Āryabhata and axial rotation of earth

3. A brief history
  • Amartya Kumar Dutta
General Article


Aryabhatiyo axial rotation yuga. Manu kalpa precession of equinox 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Stat-Math UnitIndian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia

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