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interview with Villani in Science by Elisabeth Pain

23 Jul 2017 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

Q&A: Why a top mathematician has joined Emmanuel Macron’s revolution By Elisabeth PainJun. 19, 2017 , 4:45 PM French President Emmanuel Macron has promised his country a revolution—and after a comfortable victory in the parliamentary elections, he is well-positioned to deliver. Macron’s brand-new centrist and reformist party, La République En Marche!, won 308 of the 577 • Read More »

Cédric Villani Elected to French National Assembly

23 Jul 2017 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

  Cédric Villani, who won the Fields Medal in 2010, has been elected to the French National Assembly, receiving nearly 70% of the vote in a constituency south of Paris. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker.) Villani heads the Henri Poincaré Institute in Paris, and is the recipient of the Prize of the European Mathematical Society (2008), the Fermat • Read More »

Some published posts about Maryam Mirzakhani

22 Jul 2017 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

AMS: Maryam Mirzakhani is known for her work on moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces.  Some of her most cited work looks at the moduli space of a genus gg Riemann surface with nn geodesic boundary components.  In two of her papers, she computes the volume of these moduli spaces, with respect to the Weil-Petersson metric (see below).  In another, she provides a means for • Read More »

Great Thanks!

16 Jul 2017 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

as well as to each participant. Your presence and talks were the most wonderful gift showing so many lively facets of mathematics and physics displaying the vitality of NCG! The whole three weeks were a pleasure due to the wonderful hospitality of our hosts, Xiaoman Chen, Guoliang Yu and Yi-Jun Yao. It is great that • Read More »

Author “shocked” after top math journal retracts paper

16 Jul 2017 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Journal.

One of the world’s most prestigious mathematics journals has issued what appears to be its first retraction. The Annals of Mathematics recently withdrew a 2001 paper exploring the properties of certain symmetrical spaces. What prompted this retraction? And why did it occur 16 years after the paper was published? The complete story here