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The Millennium Prize Problems

In order to celebrate mathematics in the new millennium, The Clay Mathematics Institute of Cambridge, Massachusetts (CMI) established seven Prize Problems. The Prizes were conceived to record some of the most difficult problems with which mathematicians were grappling at the turn of the second millennium; to elevate in the consciousness of the general public the fact that in mathematics, the frontier is still open and abounds in important unsolved problems; to emphasize the importance of working towards a solution of the deepest, most difficult problems; and to recognize achievement in mathematics of historical magnitude. 510 more words


The Poincare Conjecture and Grigori Perelman

The Poincare Conjecture and Grigori Perelman

In 2006 the Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman was awarded the mathematical equivalent of the mathematical Nobel prize (the Fields Medal).  399 more words

Real Life Maths

Saints of Our Age – Grigori Perelman – An Intellectual Wonder

By: Imran Khan Sahir

What if you were offered the highest and most prestigious award in your field of work? 1,023 more words

Science & Technology

“Because it's there” - the philosophy of progress.

In early 1940’s George Mallory, an English mountaineer, attempted to concur Mt. Everest. On a press conference before the climb, he was asked by a skeptical reported why did he want to climb Everest. 396 more words


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নামকরা কয়টা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের নাম বলতে পারবেন আপনি? ওকে আমি বলে দিচ্ছি , MIT, CalTech, Berkeley, Princeton, Harvard, Stanford এই নাম গুলাই তো আসতো, তাই না? 49 more words


Perelman Pencils: Nerdy Design Tribute

Artist Jules Julian teamed up with designers Alan Temiraev & Volodenka Zotov to create an awesome looking pencil set box.  The 8 graphite pencils come together as a portrait of Russian Mathematician Grigori Perelman.  20 more words