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Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017)

6 months agoAcademics : Nature

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal.

Essay: With Snowflakes and Unicorns, Marina Ratner and Maryam Mirzakhani Explored a Universe in Motion

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The legacies and achievements of two great mathematicians will dazzle and intrigue scholars for decades.

Maryam Mirzakhani was a Role Model for more than just her Mathematics

In the same way people think of Marie Curie or Jane Goodall as scientific pioneers, Maryam Mirzakhani will go down in history as a trailblazer. The post Maryam Mirzakhani was a Role Model for more than just her Mathematics appeared first on The Good Men Project.

From Khayyam to Mirzakhani: Iran's beautiful minds

Both Omar Khayyam and Maryam Mizrakhani complicate the vision of their common homeland, Iran, in Western imagination.

Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani, the Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal

Although Maryam Mirzakhani died of breast cancer at just 40 years old, she left a lasting legacy in the field of mathematics.

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Inspiration to Women of Color in STEM Fields

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

Iran Photoshops a Veil on Its Deceased Math Genius Maryam Mirzakhani

7 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani, the Pioneering Mathematician Who Died at Forty

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.

Three things

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 Honored with The Fields Medal, Has Died at the Age of 40

7 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

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. 

Only woman to win math equivalent of Nobel Prize dies

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, First Woman to Win Math’s Highest Honor, Dies At 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

Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies at 40

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Dr. Mirzakhani, a mathematician at Stanford University, was the only woman and only Iranian ever to win the medal.

Maryam Mirzakhani: Iranian newspapers break hijab taboo in tributes

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

Sorrow as Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win mathematics' Fields Medal, dies aged 40

7 months agoNews : The Cutline

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

Iran front pages mourn trailblazing female mathematician

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

Maryam Mirzakhani a math genius dies from cancer at 40

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 […]

Female Math Great Maryam Mirzakhani Dies

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

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