Monthly Archives: August 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 Fields Medalists!

Congratulations to the Fields Medalists (http://www.mathunion.org/general/prizes/2014)! Here’s a brief bio about them, from the Simons Foundation, for those interested: Artur Avila – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140812-a-brazilian-wunderkind-who-calms-chaos/ Manjul Bhargava – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140812-the-musical-magical-number-theorist/ Martin Hairer – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140808-in-mathematical-noise-one-who-heard-music/ Maryam Mirzakhani – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140812-a-tenacious-explorer-of-abstract-surfaces/ Some intel (http://www.math.columbia.edu/~woit/wordpress/?p=7085&cpage=1) informs me that “the Fields Medal Committee … Continue reading

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