Fields Medal 2014 to Maryam Mirzakhani

  1. Astronuc

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    Stanford Report, August 12, 2014

    Stanford's Maryam Mirzakhani wins Fields Medal

    Maryam Mirzakhani is the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal – known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics" – in recognition of her contributions to the understanding of the symmetry of curved surfaces.

    There were three other winners.
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  3. Curious3141

    Curious3141 2,943
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    Ah, Manjul Bhargava finally won it. I was an avid follower of his worked Putnam solutions (along with Kiran Kedlaya and Lenny Ng).
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2014
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