Saturday, July 15, 2017

"A Light Was Turned Off Today..."

VERY sad news today in the math world with the announcement of mathematician/Fields Medalist's Maryam Mirzakhani death from cancer at the all-too-young age of 40. When I see some more lengthy tributes to her posted I’ll add some links below. For now I'll pass along Erica Klarreich's profile from a few years back... and, a Neil Diamond oldie:


Terry Tao posted this:

This from Stanford University where she was a professor:

The New York Times obituary now here:

This from The Guardian:

And Evelyn Lamb weighs in here for Scientific American:

And John Baez on Google+:

The wonderful Siobhan Roberts in the New Yorker:

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