17 JanRamanujan and More: A conversation with Ken Ono

As part of the 2015 National Mathematics Day celebration, Gyanome did a conversation with Prof. Ken Ono which we share below. The opening remarks were given by Prof. Sujatha Ramdorai (advisor of Gonit Sora) and the questions were posed by Dilip D'Souza. Here, Prof. Ono...

17 JanEffective Strategies on How to Pass a Math Exam

[caption id="attachment_9176" align="alignright" width="300"] Image Source : Shutterstock[/caption] If you want to pass math exams, consider following the below guidelines. The main thing to keep in mind is to use appropriate books; you must know how to express. Moreover, it is relevant to hire the best...

12 JanSimulating the Atomic World

Computer simulation, in the present day scientific scenario, has become one of the primary tools in both basic and applied sciences. With the escalating advancement of science in the last few decades experiments have become more complex with the use of sophisticated scientific instruments. And...

12 JanFun with flags: take two

[This is the second part of this article.] There are two separate motives behind use of flags. First one is marking, and the second one is communication. Although we usually see the first one as a dominant one, in this antifeuilleton we will focus on the...

23 DecMathematician’s flag is deepest space

The man starting our story is Vladimir Gershonovich Drinfeld. In 1990, Drinfeld was awarded the Fields Medal, the greatest prize for a mathematician. He is mentioned here because of an interesting detail found in works related to his: the Zastava space. Name Zastava space appeared in...

17 DecThe vacuum is blowing in the wind

Hero of our today’s story is the Dutch physicist Hendrik Casimir. And two plates. To make the results surprising, let’s place the plates in vacuum: not a single atom will be in the space where we put the plates in. We’ll put them in parallel, just...

11 DecAn Interview with Professor Dhirendra Nath Burhagohain, Founder Director of IIT Guwahati

Interviewer - Dr. Stuti Ranjit Konwar Translated into English by Ms. Manoshi Goswami (This interview was published in the Assamese Daily, Niyomiya Barta, on 29th Oct and 2nd November, 2015 in two parts. We offer our heartfelt gratitude to the interviewer as well as to Mr. Phanindra...

06 DecPublic lecture by Ken Ono in Bangalore

Prof. Ken Ono is going to deliver a public lecture at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Bangalore on 17th December, 2015. The title of his talk is Ramanujan: The inspirational story and a glimpse of his mathematics. More details about his talk are...

30 NovOccupation in 26 dimensions

In the previous antifeuilleton, Engels mentioned two interesting things through his criticism of Dühring: the 1+2+3+4+… series and the question of our world’s dimensionality. It is high time to connect these two questions in the spirit of our time and contemporary science. Final answer is not...