Felix Hausdorff

Felix Hausdorff (November 8, 1868 – January 26, 1942) was a German mathematician who is considered to be one of the founders of modern topology and who contributed significantly to set theory, descriptive set theory, measure theory, function theory,[clarification needed] and functional analysis. Complete Article here

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Mathematicians of November

November is almost finished and it was a hard cold month here in Scotland. But I don’t want to talk about weather, of course. For this post I have chosen a couple of great mathematicians born… Source : Mathematicians of November

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Sir Michael Atiyah: hard at work at 86

Transitivity The blog today is a result of transitivity: A implies B, and B implies C, so A implies C. (A) I am at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) in Banff for a workshop on random geometric graphs. (B) The director of BIRS is Nassif Ghoussoub, who I recently interviewed. (C) Nassif Ghoussoub recently posted on […]

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Brief Interviews with Young Mathematicians: Sara Zahedi

​The ICIAM Newsletter DIANOIA is publishing a series of interviews with young applied mathematicians. Here Roberto Natalini interviews Sara Zahedi who is an assistant professor in numerical analysis at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden. Sara Zahed is one of ten winners and the only female winner of the European Mathematical Society Prize for 2016.  Complete Article Here

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A Good Article about Mathematics 

​How the Tough Got Going in Kentucky. By Bill Gates | January 5, 2016 When I first stepped into Ricky Thacker’s classroom, I was surprised by how unusual it looks. There are no desks. White boards hang from every wall. The entire room is painted bright orange and yellow, like candy corn. Complete article here

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Why quantum mechanics might need an overhaul

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg says current debates suggest need for new approach to comprehend reality One reason Weinberg thinks there’s a need for a new chapter in the quantum story is that those who think everything is fine with quantum mechanics take different sides in the debates about Complete Article Here

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