Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize
[HTML1] As an 8-year-old, Maryam Mirzakhani used to tell herself stories about the exploits of a remarkable girl. Every night at bedtime, her heroine would become mayor, travel the world or fulfill some other grand destiny. Today, Mirzakhani — a 37-year-old mathematics professor at Stanford University — still writes elaborate stories in her mind. The […]
Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored
Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now
[HTML1] As an 8-year-old, Maryam Mirzakhani used to tell herself stories about the exploits of a remarkable girl. Every night at bedtime, her heroine would become mayor, travel the world or ...
Wed 13 Aug 14 from Wired Science
First female Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani hopes she will encourage young female mathematicians and scientists
The first woman to be awarded a prestigious mathematics medal equivalent to the Nobel Prize has said she hopes her achievement will inspire young female scientists and mathematicians.
Wed 13 Aug 14 from The Independent
Manjul Bhargava, who has just won the most coveted prize in mathematics, explains the link between Rubik's cube and his groundbreaking work in number theory
Wed 13 Aug 14 from Newscientist
Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani wins the Fields Medal, considered the Nobel of math, and breaks into a male-dominated academic elite. All 52 previous winners of the award were men
Tue 12 Aug 14 from TIME
An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win a prestigious global prize known as the Fields Medal, the International Congress of Mathematicians announced Tuesday.
Tue 12 Aug 14 from Phys.org
Iranian-born Prof Maryam Mirzakhani becomes the first woman to win a Fields Medal at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.
Tue 12 Aug 14 from BBC News
Maryam Mirzakhani of Stanford University is the first woman to win the Fields medal, alongside three male mathematicians receiving the award in Seoul
Tue 12 Aug 14 from Newscientist
Maryam Mirzakhani is among four young researchers to win Fields Medals, awarded every four years.
Tue 12 Aug 14 from Nature News
For the first time in history, a woman has received the highest honor in mathematics, often nicknamed the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
Wed 13 Aug 14 from CNN