They offer certainties in mathematics and physics but for pandemics, they don’t offer much help in predicting the future
“We used mice, frogs and monsters to turn math into something fun that families could practice together”
For Anjan Sundaram, mathematics was a spiritual pursuit. But then he was consumed by the desire to collide with reality. And, he went to Congo as a journalist. There, amid the rubble of a country torn by civil war and in the company of its wretched children, he experienced life at its most exuberant
A study that expands our knowledge of evolution is being pitched as an overthrow of Darwin even by media outlets such as the BBC.
The mythical mathematician is a troubled but brilliant mind focused on truths that lie beyond the horizon. This may not be the entire truth, but it’s time to ask what is—as India hosts its first ever Fields Medal ceremony, and that too, without any fanfare.