The world of mathematics is based on ideas and logically sound theorems that is reflection of some larger truth of the world around us. The set of equations of formulas known starts off as an idea, a hunch inside the brains of the greatest mathematicians ,till they are written down , perfected and proved, finding its way to the pages of journals and textbook, ready to be introduced to the world. 457 more words

## Tags » Poincaré Conjecture

#### The Poincare Conjecture

I’ve saved the best until last because this one’s been solved! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! God save the Queen! Slap my thighs and serve me a milkshake! 945 more words

#### The genius who rejected Fields Medal & Clay Prize: Grigori Perelman

Russian Jewish mathematician Grigori Perelman proved the Poincaré Conjecture in 7 years of solitude research in his Russian apartment – same 7 years of solitude for… 202 more words

#### Day 1 of Poincare Conjecture

Either January 14th or February the 11th, I’ll be leading a discussion on the Poincare Conjecture. It will be the first of a series based on the Millennium problems, a group of seven problems which the Clay Institute put a million dollar bounty on, in the hopes that they would be solved by the end of the century. 228 more words

#### Hyperbolic Plane Example

Few months ago I gave a lecture on Non-euclidean geometry and it was a bit difficult for me to give audience an example of hyperbolic surface from their day-to-day life. 236 more words