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# Mathematics

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Sep 26, 2015

The government earlier this week decided to amend the negativity contained in section 3K by adding the term ‘per se’ to the exclusion clause #IT #software #apps #computer hardware #mathematical formulas and algorithms #Patents Act #computer-related innovations

May 25, 2015

John Forbes Nash Jr, a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. #World #NewsTracker #New Jersey #John Nash #Mathematics #Nobel Laureate #Beautiful Mind #New jersey State Police

Aug 13, 2014

Two Indian-origin mathematicians win global Maths awards

Two Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the field with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal -- known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics". #GoodNews #Mathematicians #Fields Medal #Nobel Prize of Mathematics #Manjul Bhargava #Subhash Khot

Aug 13, 2014

Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman to win Maths 'Nobel'

She was among four Fields Medal recipients at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Seoul, and the first female among the 56 winners since the prize was established in 1936. #GoodNews #World #Iran #Stanford University #Mathematics #woman #Mathematician #Maryam Mirzakhani

Nov 05, 2013

My meeting with temperamental math genius Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi was a brutally honest, temperamental genius passionate about numbers, recollects Kamala Thiagarajan. #InMemorium #Mathematics #Shakuntala Devi #human computer

Jun 20, 2013

St Stephen's cut-off out: Above 95% for most courses, 98% for Eco, English

The cut-offs for Chemistry, Physics, History and Philosophy were also above 95 per cent for general category students and more than almost 90 percent for those under SC/ST category. #India #Economics #NewsTracker #English #College #Mathematics #St Stephen's College #cut-off #First cut-off

Apr 22, 2013

Shakuntala Devi: Math wizard; God's gift, with a divine quality

A household name in India, Devi cast a spell adding a 16-digit number with another one and multipliying the result with an equal array of numbers almost instantaneously, finding the cube root of the resultant and pops up with an answer in just about the time taken for a wink. #InMemoriam #Shakuntala Devi #human computer #Mathematics wizrd

Apr 16, 2013

Google Doodle remembers mathematician Leonhard Euler on his 306th b'day

Euler is widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest mathematicians to have ever lived, working in almost all areas of mathematics. #Google doodle #TechBuzz #Mathematics #Leonhard Euler

Dec 29, 2012

Math genius Ramanujan's cryptic formula finally proved correct

Indian maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan's cryptic deathbed theory—which he claimed was conceived in his dreams—has finally been proven correct, almost 100 years after he died. #ThingsWeLike #Srinivasa Ramanujan #Mathematics #Theory

Sep 05, 2012

What your maths teacher didn't teach you at school

Standards in the teaching of mathematics seem to have fallen. From media to Markandey Katju, we are all somewhat mathematically challenged#Teacher's Day #Mathematically-challenged