“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.
Earlier this year, an eccentric Russian mathematician turned down $1,000,000 for solving one of seven Millennium Prize Problems. Now, an Indian has laid claim to another.
Those who seriously still think ancient India had devised a parallel mathematical system need to acquaint themselves with an inventive Shankaracharya called Bharti Krishna Tirthaji.