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THANJAVUR,
Sunday, October 5, 2014

### Oxford scholar chosen for Ramanujan prize

The 2014 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize will be awarded to Dr. James Maynard (27) of the Oxford University.The prize, established in 2005, is awarded annually to young mathematicians for outstand...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

### Power of Shunya

Ever been yelled at for the “zero” on your test paper? Take a look at how the indispensable zero came to be, and the important role it plays in Mathematics.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

### Manjul Bhargava’s Fields Medal and beyond

The award of the 2014 Fields Medal to Professor Manjul Bhargava of Princeton Uniersity is a crowning recognition for his path-breaking contributions to some of the most famous and difficult proble...
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October 4, 2010

## Making math lessons as easy as 1, pause, 2, pause …

Schools in the U.S. are adopting the Singapore model amid growing concerns that too many students lack the higher-order math skills. »
NEW DELHI,
August 19, 2010

## First woman president for International Mathematical Union

Ingrid Daubechies is a Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University »
August 16, 2010

## Let's solve some problems

A letter by a child who hates Maths reads thus: “Dear Maths, please grow up soon and try to solve your own problems. Don't depend on others.” Mathematics is mostly awed, le... »
August 1, 2010

## “I find the subject fascinating…”

World chess champion Viswanathan Anand on the upcoming simultaneous matches he is to play with mathematicians and his interest in the subject. »
NEW DELHI,
April 1, 2010

## Special award likely for women mathematicians

The Centre is considering a proposal to institute an award for women mathematicians. It will be named after Lilavati, daughter of the legendary astronomer and mathematician Bhaskaracharya, Science... »
New Delhi,
March 24, 2010

## Abel Prize goes to John Torrence Tate

The prestigious Abel Prize in Mathematics for 2010 has been awarded to 85-year-old American mathematician John Torrence Tate, one of the most outstanding number theorists in recent times, &l... »
Hyderabad,
September 17, 2009

## Hyderabad to host World Congress of Mathematicians

The International Congress of Mathematicians will be held here from August 19-27 next year.Over 3,500 delegates around the world are expected to participate in the eight-day Congress whi... »

August 20, 2010

## The importance of mathematics

The fields of work of the seven recipients of the four high global awards at the ongoing International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) at Hyderabad are indicative of the fast-disappearing b... »
August 16, 2010

## A journey into numbers

As part of the International Congress of Mathematicians, UK-based theatre company Complicite will stage A Disappearing Number that looks at the collaboration between Srinivas Ramanujan and G... »
CHENNAI,
August 12, 2010

## Indian scientist proposes solution to math problem

A mathematics problem with a $1-million prize attached to it and one which has major implications in computer applications, like security and machine intelligence, is claimed to have been solved b... »
London,
April 2, 2010

## Gossip spreads quickly online

Researchers at Rome's La Sapienza University have developed the equation that measures the Internet's power to spread indiscretion »
April 1, 2010

## India a world mathematics power, says Professor Raghunathan

“I count, therefore I count,” runs the slogan in one of the posters designed for the 2010 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) scheduled to be held during August 19-27... »
HYDERABAD,
March 14, 2010

## At 90, wizard of numbers is still in the service of statistics

C.R. Rao is giving shape to an advanced institute »Browse topics