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Professor Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

In Memoriam: Sir Christopher Zeeman Sir Christopher Zeeman, Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13 February at home in Woodstock, aged 91. The University offers its sincere condolences to Lady Rosemary Zeeman, and his six children. Founder of Mathematics at Warwick In 1965, Sir • Read More »

Women in Math Club

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | Comments Off on Women in Math Club | Filed in: Journal.

The Women in Math club has meetings every other week to provide networking opportunities between female math majors and to support women in completing the math major and going on to use that degree in graduate school or industry. Everyone who supports the idea of women being more involved in mathematics is invited to attend. • Read More »

Sir Christopher Zeeman FRS (1925-2016)

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13th February 2016 at home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 91. Sir Christopher was the Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. He later served as President of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) from 1986 to 1988 and as Principal of Hertford College, Oxford. He is survived • Read More »

Sir Andrew Wiles Awarded 2016 Abel Prize

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the 2016 Abel Prize to Professor Sir Andrew Wiles, University of Oxford, ‘for his stunning proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semi-stable elliptic curves, opening a new era in number theory’.Wiles will receive his award from His Royal Highness Crown • Read More »

TV covers Women in Mathematics event

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

The recent LMS Women in Mathematics Day at Microsoft Research in Cambridge was covered by Cambridge TV. The event was aimed at women in mathematics, in particular at postgraduates, final year undergraduates and those at an early stage in their career, to meet together for a day of talks and discussion groups. The talks were given • Read More »

The LMS Newsletter

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | Comments Off on The LMS Newsletter | Filed in: Journal.

The LMS Newsletter publishes the most up-to-date society news, as well as information for the wider mathematics community. Select from any of the sections in the navigation bar above, or see below for the most recent articles.   http://newsletter.lms.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/May-2016-proofs_for-web.pdf

What do you know about London Mathematical Laboratory?

21 May 2016 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

LML is an institute for basic science in which researchers are commissioned to follow their curiosity. LML employs resident and external fellows, hosts visitors and public events, and is governed by a board of trustees.   http://www.lml.org.uk/index.php

Annual Iranian Algebra Seminar

20 May 2016 | By Diranlou | Comments Off on Annual Iranian Algebra Seminar | Filed in: Journal.

The annual Iranian Algebra Seminar will be held at Hakim Sabzevari University on Jul. 19-20,2016. This is the 25th of a series of seminars organized regularly every year by the collaboration of Iranian Mathematical society. The seminar committee cordially invites researchers in the various areas of algebra to take part in this seminar. The registration • Read More »

Famous math problem solved!

6 May 2016 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

Ten days ago, Maryna Viazovska showed how to pack spheres in 8 dimensions as tightly as possible. In this arrangement the spheres occupy about 25.367% of the space. That looks like a strange number – but it’s actually a wonderful number, as shown here. People had guessed the answer to this problem for a long • Read More »