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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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An immigrant woman of colour, she defied stereotypes by becoming a great scientist, and outdid her male colleagues. [Read More]
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An immigrant woman of colour, she defied stereotypes by becoming a great scientist, and outdid her male colleagues. [Read More]
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Iran's capital Tehran has hosted a ceremony to commemorate the late renowned mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani. [Read More]
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In 2014, Maryam Mirzakhani, then 37-years-old, a mathematician working at Stanford University, became the first woman to win the Fields Medal since its inception in 1936. The Fields Medal is awarded t... [Read More]
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The Trump administration's travel ban may stop the next Maryam Mirzakhani from coming to America. [Read More]
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Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor born in Iran, explored mathematical ideas by doodling on large sheets of paper. She became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, considered the Nobel Prize of mathematics. [Read More]
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In the same week we found another reason to admire Amelia Earhart as a feminist icon and were reminded of Maryam Mirzakhani's brilliance, Trump reduced France's first lady to racehorse status. [Read More]
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The week in science: 14—20 July 2017. [Read More]
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Read more about Maryam Mirzakhani's success showed us the challenges women in maths face on Business Standard. For centuries, it was socially unacceptable for women to study mathematics at the highest levels... [Read More]
She made history as the first female on Iran's national team in the International Math Olympiad, and as the first woman to win the Fields Medal. [Read More]
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Maryam Mirzakhani, who has died of breast cancer aged 40, became, in 2014, the first woman ever to win the Fields Medal – known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics" – in recognition of her contributions to the understanding of the symmetry of curved surfaces. [Read More]
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Her doctoral thesis was of such brilliance that it solved two longstanding mathematical problems... [Read More]
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She won the honour for work on the interplay of dynamics and geometry – in some ways, a more complicated version of billiards... [Read More]
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