Saturday, December 22, 2012

National Mathematics Year

Zhiwei Yun of Stanford University will receive this year's annual SASTRA Ramanujan Prize, which recognizes a mathematician age 32 or younger who works in a field influenced by Ramanujan.
Two longer-term projects begun this year: a documentary on the history of Indian mathematics and a mathematics museum in Chennai. 
Scientific American:  
Remembering Ramanujan: India Celebrates Its Famous Mathematical Son

HuffPo: The Man Who Defined the 'Undefined'