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Two Indian-origin mathematicians win global Maths awards

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

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
My meeting with temperamental math genius Shakuntala Devi

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

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

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

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

Sep 17, 2014

UNH mathematics professor earns 'genius grant'

Groundbreaking research has earned several people "genius grants," including a man from New Hampshire...
Shakuntala Devi: Math wizard; God's gift, with a divine quality

Sep 18, 2014

Math scores down, reading up, in GTA schools

Grade 3 and 6 students across Greater Toronto continue to make improvements in reading and writing, but math remains a struggle, the latest round of standardized tests show. Results from the Education Quality and Accountability Office , released Wedn...
Shakuntala Devi: Math wizard; God's gift, with a divine quality

Sep 17, 2014

Major League Baseball 2014: The Baltimore Orioles are an unlikely AL East Champion

The Baltimore Orioles are unlikely AL East Champs. Just like we all predicted. The Baltimore Orioles have won the American League East. In the end, it wasn't much of a pennant race. Baltimore took possession of first place on July 5. They emerged fro... #American League #Boston Red Sox #Baltimore Orioles #Kelly Johnson #Buck Showalter #Toronto Blue Jays #Major League Baseball #Tommy Hunter #Nick Hundley #Dan Duquette #Zach Britton