Mathematics News

Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Professor quantifies how 'one thing leads to another'

( "One thing led to another," people often say. Events, discoveries and relationships are triggered by something previous. The iPhone case was designed only because the iPhone was ...

Fri 15 Aug 14 from

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First woman wins prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics

Written by: William Atkins | Published in: EnergyMaryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford University in California, has become the first woman to win the highest honor bestowed ...

Thu 14 Aug 14 from iTWire

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Schoenfeld Wins Dolciani Award for Contributions to Math Education

At MAA MathFest in Portland, Oregon, on August 7, the Mathematical Association of America awarded the 2014 Mary P. Dolciani Award to Alan H. Schoenfeld of the University of California at Berkeley.

Thu 7 Aug 14 from Newswise

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A mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 can explain the formation of fingers

Alan Turing, the British mathematician (1912-1954), is famous for a number of breakthroughs, which altered the course of the 20th century. In 1936 he published a paper, which laid the foundation ...

Thu 31 Jul 14 from

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Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model

Inspired by the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass, collaborators from the University of Illinois and National University of Singapore improved a 35-year-old ecology model ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from

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Small lies in social networks may keep society running

Lying in social networks could have adverse, as well as beneficial, effects depending on the severity of the deception.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from ScienceNews

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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Life of 3.14159...

BERNIE'S BASICS: Some of the most complex equations in science sport a familiar symbol from childhood - Pi. But what has 3.14159 got to do with general relativity and quantum physics?

Tue 12 Mar 13 from ABC Science

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Crick DNA Nobel medal gets $2 million at auction

CEO of Chinese regenerative medicine company claims highest bid.

Thu 11 Apr 13 from Nature News

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