Fields Medal 2014 to Maryam Mirzakhani

  1. Aug 12, 2014 #1

    Astronuc

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    http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slat...dal_winner_maryam_mirzakhani_of_stanford.html


    Stanford Report, August 12, 2014
    http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/august/fields-medal-mirzakhani-081214.html

    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.

    http://www.mathunion.org/general/prizes/2014

    There were three other winners.
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2014 #2

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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).
     
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