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Iranian Woman wins Highest Prize in Math – Fields Medal

Maryam Mirzakhani, a Professor at Stanford, was one of four winners honored Wednesday at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul. Maryam Mirzakhani Becomes First Woman To Win Prestigious Fields…

Education: practical maths in schools is a formula for future success

theguardian — Students should be allowed to use computers to solve problems in class and in exams, according to one education expert   ‘In the UK why do we introduce…

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences

Epigraph: Blessed is He (Allah) in Whose hand is the kingdom, and He has power over all things; … Who has created seven heavens in harmony. No incongruity canst thou see…

LUMS Fundraising Campaign for Abdus Salam Chair

LUMS: The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is proud to announce its campaign to create an Abdus Salam Chair at LUMS and encourages all to contribute to it generously…

Taking Mathematics to Heart

ScienceDaily (Sep. 28, 2012) — Mathematics might seem like an abstract discipline, remote from real-world applications but their equations can significantly help understand and simulate the functioning of nature. Professor Alfio Quarteroni…

Amazing/Confusing Maths

Who can solve this?…

Fascinating Maths

Isn’t it? (re-posted)    …

Shouryya Ray, a Schoolboy cracks age-old maths problem posed by Sir Isaac Newton over 350 years ago

Source: The Local A 16-year-old schoolboy has solved a mathematical problem which has stumped mathematicians for centuries, a newspaper report said. The boy put the historical breakthrough down to “schoolboy…

Here Are The 7 Equations That Explain Everything

The world can be explained with math. New Scientist’s Ian Stewart has compiled the seven equations that you – or anything else for that matter — could not exist without. Stewart…

Ancient Islamic architects created perfect quasicrystals

Source: Physicsworld A researcher in the US reports to have found the first examples of perfect quasicrystal patterns in Islamic architecture. Her upcoming paper also describes how the designers were…

India, France to set up virtual maths institute

Source / Courtesy: China Daily NEW DELHI – India and France have signed a pact to establish a virtual institute for applied mathematics in an effort to set up joint…

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences

This is the title of a very famous article in mathematics by Eugene Wigner. The article and its title reminds me of the verses of the Holy Quran that Dr.…