Mathematics began with counting and numbering. To understand the roots of Mathematics, we must go back to the time when numbers were first used which is a most difficult task. The first motivation for people to create number was the human desire to the manyness of...

Once there was fight between a History Teacher and a Mathematics Teacher. History Teacher: “I will call the Akbar and his troops to fight against you.” Math’s Teacher: “I will multiply you and your Akbar with zero.” --------------------------------------------------------------- Collected by Prabin Das, MSc 2nd semester,Dept. of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University. --------------------------------------------------------------- [ad#ad-2]...

[caption id="attachment_858" align="alignleft" width="311"] Discodermia dissoluta[/caption] Scientists first isolated the substance discodermolide from a sponge living in the Caribbean Sea. Subsequently they have re-created the substance in test tubes. In one of the critical steps of that procedure, they used Negishi’s variant of the palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling...

As the printing industry evolves to a digital platform, the challenge of designing security documents that copy poorly becomes increasingly difficult. As digital printing equipment becomes easier and less expensive to operate and maintain, more widely placed in new environments, with better quality and output...

  [caption id="attachment_820" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Group photograph of the workshop[/caption] The department of Mathematical Sciences, Tezpur University organized a workshop on Algebra and Number Theory during December 22-26, 2010. The workshop was mainly sponsored by the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department of Atomic Energy, Govt....

5th June, 2005: With a copy of Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code under his arm and a bag full of paper work, Ricky Banerjee walked past the newly painted street-boards towards the community garden of Ecstasy Heavens-the apartment where he resided along with his elder...

  As a child, it is always imperative that elders ask you what your favourite subject was. Without any second thought, my reply to such a question was ‘Mathematics’. This was my constant reply since my 1st standard till I passed by Higher Secondary exams. In...