[caption id="attachment_6926" align="alignleft" width="294"] James Maynard (Photo by Eleanor Grant)[/caption] The prestigious 2014 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize was awarded to Dr. James Maynard, a 27 year old mathematician from Oxford University who specializes in number theory. The prize, established in 2005, is awarded annually to young mathematicians...

[caption id="attachment_6818" align="alignleft" width="180"] Littlewood's Micellany[/caption] There are books written by mathematicians for mathematicians, and then there are books by mathematicians written for non-mathematicians. But there is another category in between of books written by mathematicians intended for both the mathematician and the non-mathematician. Littlewood's Miscellany...

[This article was published in The Horizon supplement of The Assam Tribune on 31st of October, 2014.] One of the most neglected fundamental duties of an Indian citizen is his duty to 'develop scientific temper'. The term 'scientific temper' loosely means an individual's ability to use...