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#1 2017-07-16 02:49:12

Agnishom
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Maryam Mirzakhani passed away

She was the first woman field medalist.


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#2 2017-07-17 00:48:47

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Re: Maryam Mirzakhani passed away

Very sad. Some professors at my university had the privilege of having met her. CBS reported on it here.

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#3 2017-07-17 21:43:05

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Re: Maryam Mirzakhani passed away

Hmm so sad. She was a great and rare woman mathematician. May her soul rest in peace!


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There is no substitute to hard work
All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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#4 2017-07-19 18:36:14

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Re: Maryam Mirzakhani passed away

What did she work on?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#5 2017-07-20 01:12:21

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Re: Maryam Mirzakhani passed away


Practice makes a man perfect.
There is no substitute to hard work
All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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