Friedrich Ernst Peter Hirzebruch (17 October 1927 – 27 May 2012) was a German mathematician, working in the fields of topology, complex manifolds and algebraic geometry, and a leading figure in his generation. He has been described as "the most important mathematician in the Germany of the postwar period." We at Gonit Sora...

  One of the fascinating aspects of the natural world is the diversity of shapes that make up the animal and plant kingdoms: the intricate patterns on a sunflower, the dramatic antlers on a stag, animal coat markings. The list is endless. How these patterns arise...

  Venus will come exactly between the Earth and the Sun on June 6th 2012 - this rare event will not occur for another 105 years. This rare celestial phenomena called ‘The Transit of Venus’ will be visible in the early morning around 4-17 a.m.( from...

  Professor Mahan Mj is a young geometric topologist at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, who combines an esoteric career as a research mathematician and teacher with that of a monk. He belongs to the monastic order, Ramakrishna Mission, founded in 1897 by Swami Vivekanda, a renowned...

  1. Mathematician Irving Kaplansky has given music to only one song in his entire professional career, which was written by Enid Rieser and became quite popular in the last decade. What was the song? 2. For what folly will the House Bill No. 246 of the...