Maryam Mirzakhani, Award-Winning Mathematician, Dies At 40

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Maryam Mirzakhani, the first and only woman to receive the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics, died on Saturday at age 40 after a battle with cancer, said officials at Stanford University, the California school where she taught. The death of the Tehran-born Mirzakhani, who specialised in theoretical mathematics, came three years after she … Continue reading Maryam Mirzakhani, Award-Winning Mathematician, Dies At 40

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