The primary aim of organizing conferences, he said, was to enhance the understanding of mathematics and provide opportunity to the working

mathematicians aimed at exchanging ideas with their colleagues at the national as well as international level.

Hinchliffe Mill JI School receives a lesson from

mathematician Ada Lovelace.

Birkhoff's work in, among other areas, dynamical systems, drew on and extended ideas developed by some of Europe's best

mathematicians and established his international reputation.

The Fields Medal, officially known as the International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, was awarded to Mirzakhani by the International Mathematical Union, or IMU, on Wednesday at the International Congress of

Mathematicians, in Seoul.

His daughter Lilavathi, an equally brilliant

mathematician, lost her husband at a very young age.

The Swiss

mathematician is also popular for his contributions to the fields of mechanics, fluid dynamics, optics, and astronomy.

London :

Mathematicians from a US university have finally solved a cryptic puzzle renowned

mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan claimed came to him in his dreams while he was on his deathbed.

Doran of the University of Notre Dame say that this equation is far from straightforward, at least judging from the case of

mathematicians who immigrated to the United States from the former Soviet Union in the early 1990s.

His widow, Dr Gillian Boughton, students and

mathematician Professor Franz Pedit will unveil the sculpture at the Calman Learning Centre, Durham University Science Site, on Wednesday, March 14.

Archimedes, the greatest

mathematician of antiquity, corresponded with a fellow scientist, Dositheus, believed by scholars to be Jewish, while the Old Testament makes implicit reference to pi, the value of the ratio of a circle to its diameter.

The Hindu

mathematician and astronomer Aryabhata (476-550) collected and expanded upon earlier Hindu advances in trigonometry.

The difficult part was developing a fast general library of computer code for doing these kinds of calculations," said team member Bill Hart, a

mathematician at Warwick University of Coventry, England.