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Maryam Mirzakhani II

Iranian Woman wins Highest Prize in Math – Fields Medal

Maryam Mirzakhani, a Professor at Stanford, was one of four winners honored Wednesday at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul. Maryam Mirzakhani Becomes First Woman To Win Prestigious Fields Medal Our Source: The Huffington Post  | By Philip Ball                               […]

Taking Mathematics to Heart

ScienceDaily (Sep. 28, 2012) — Mathematics might seem like an abstract discipline, remote from real-world applications but their equations can significantly help understand and simulate the functioning of nature. Professor Alfio Quarteroni of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, Switzerland) is leading the Mathcard project in developing mathematical models of the blood flow in our cardiovascular […]

Shouryya Ray, a Schoolboy cracks age-old maths problem posed by Sir Isaac Newton over 350 years ago

Source: The Local A 16-year-old schoolboy has solved a mathematical problem which has stumped mathematicians for centuries, a newspaper report said. The boy put the historical breakthrough down to “schoolboy naivety.”   Shouryya Ray, who moved to Germany from India with his family at the age of 12, has baffled scientists and mathematicians by solving […]


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