People have been in an attempt to find roots of polynomials since a very long time. They may not have had a very concrete notion of a polynomial and may have been trying to solve some specific polynomials rather than solving some general polynomials. The...

[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,...