(Technical University of Denmark) At a pompous ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, on behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, gave Jens Nielsen a gold medal. The medal is given for innovative research in the area of systems biology.
Before winning the highest award in mathematics, Voevodsky entered graduate school without a degree.
Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal.
Cairo, Egypt, August 25, 2017 - Cuba overwhelmed a disappointed Brazil 4-1 here Friday for the bronze medal of the 2017 FIVB Men's U23 World Championship, fielding a young team full of potential. This is the post-game reaction from the two sides:
American athletes will return to London Stadium, where they won 30 medals at worlds.
The United States won 30 medals at the track and field world championships
For the first time in the history of the world track and field championships, coaches are also receiving medals.
Cuthbert burst onto the scene at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, where she became the first Australian to win three gold medals.
During the world track and field championships in London, competitors from the past participated in do-over medals ceremonies because recent tests revealed doping violations by the original medalists.
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Vienna, Austria, August 2, 2017 - The women’s field at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 has been narrowed to 16 teams as two medal winners from the 2015 edition of the event were eliminated here Wednesday by Canadians Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan.
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Although Maryam Mirzakhani died of breast cancer at just 40 years old, she left a lasting legacy in the field of mathematics.
This post originally appeared on The Conversation. On July 14, Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford professor of mathematics and the only female winner of the prestigious Fields Medal in Mathematics, died at the age of 40. In just a few hours,...Show More Summary
Siobhan Roberts speaks with colleagues of the late Maryam Mirzakhani, the only woman ever to win the Fields Medal, the highest honor given to mathematicians.
Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman and first Iranian to be awarded the Fields Medal, has passed away at the age of 40 from breast cancer.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics, has died. She was 40.
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian who became the first woman to win math’s most prestigious prize, died Saturday after a four-year battle with breast cancer. She was 40 years old. In 2014, Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal, which is...Show More Summary