Mathematicians Of The Day

13th August

On this day in 2013, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to be awarded a Fields Medal
... for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces.

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Quotation of the day

From Stanley Jevons
It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science.
Theory of Political Economy.