[caption id="attachment_7637" align="alignleft" width="320"] Image Courtesy: Shutterstock[/caption] Mathematics is full of beautiful results, facts and theorems. One of the fun things to do in mathematics is to play with the numbers. Anyone enthusiastic enough can play with numbers and thereby discover some beautiful things hidden within...

[caption id="attachment_7808" align="alignright" width="357"] Image Source : Shutterstock[/caption] A paradox is a fascinating and intriguing concept, studied by linguists, logicians, and philosophers. This article presents an overview of paradoxes and presents some examples. What are paradoxes? Simply stated, a paradox (or a logical paradox) is a statement that...

Amalendu Krishna of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai was awarded the Ramanujan Prize for the year 2015 jointly by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste, Italy), International Mathematical Union and Department of Science and Technology (Government of India). Fernando Villegas,...