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On 14 July, Maryam Mirzakhani, a luminary in pure mathematics, died of cancer at the age of 40. Her achievements had been most recently honored in 2014 by the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics. [Read More]
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The legacies and achievements of two great mathematicians will dazzle and intrigue scholars for decades. [Read More]
"I think it's rarely about what you actually learn in class. It's mostly about things that you stay motivated to go and continue to do on your own." -Maryam Mirzakhani, on success in mathematics Only a few weeks ago, pioneering mathematician and the first (and only) woman to win the Fields Medal, Maryam Mirzakhani, tragically…... [Read More]
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"I think it's rarely about what you actually learn in class. It's mostly about things that you stay motivated to go and continue to do on your own." -Maryam Mirzakhani, on success in mathematics Only a few weeks ago, pioneering mathematician and the first (and only) woman to win the Fields Medal, Maryam Mirzakhani, tragically…... [Read More]
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One of the most brilliant mathematical minds, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, tragically succumbed to cancer last month. The light from her life, however, will shine on forever. [Read More]
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With the death of mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, a light in the Muslim world has been extinguished. [Read More]
She was the only woman to have won the Fields medal, maths' equivalent of the Nobel prize... [Read More]
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