The week in science: 14–20 July 2017.
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
"A hardworking genius."
For 40 years, the Islamic Republic has imposed hijab, but the effort to cover up a national hero after her death is so absurd, even some official media are breaking the rule.
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.
I was shocked and horrified to learn of the loss of Maryam Mirzakhani at age 40, after a battle with cancer (see here or here). Mirzakhani was a renowned mathematician at Stanford and the world’s first and so far only female Fields Medalist. I never had the privilege of meeting her, but everything I’ve read about her […]
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
Dr. Mirzakhani, a mathematician at Stanford University, was the only woman and only Iranian ever to win the medal.
Tehran front pages run photographs of mathematician without head covering, showing her prominence overrode rules Iran was in shock on Sunday after the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman in history to win the Fields medal, maths’ Nobel prize, died of cancer aged 40. Show More Summary
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40. Mirzakhani' friend Firouz Naderi announced her death on Saturday on Instagram, and her relatives confirmed the death to the Mehr agency in Iran. Show More Summary
Iranian media have hailed trailblazing Iran-born mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani following her death from cancer, with her image blazoned across newspaper front pages on Sunday. In some cases newspapers even broke with tradition andShow More Summary
Iran -born Maryam Mirzakhani was first woman to win Fields Medal. Her work on curved spaces will have an enduring impact on science, says Manjul Bhargava who won Fields Medal with her in 2014. “She was a master of curved spaces,” said Manjul Bhargava about celebrated fellow mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, who died on Saturday at […]
Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who became the only woman to receive the highest honor in mathematics, died Saturday after a long battle with cancer, the school said. She was 40. The Iran native thrived in the study...Show More Summary
The Iranian-born mathematician studied geometrical shapes and was a professor at Stanford.
Stanford professor, who battled breast cancer, died on Saturday Prestigious Fields medal is considered mathematics’ equivalent of the Nobel Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields medal in mathematics, has died. Show More Summary
Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University and the only woman to win the Fields Medal in mathematics
Stanford University professor and mathematician dies of cancer Maryam Mirzakhani, a renowned Stanford University mathematics professor and the only woman to ever win the award that’s described as the “Nobel Prize in Math,” died early Saturday after a long battle with breast cancer.