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References: Mathematical Circles (Russian Experience); Dmitri Fomin, Sergey Genkin, Ilia Itenberg; Translated from Russian by Mark Saul; Volume 7; American Mathematical Society; ISBN 0-8218-0430-8. Well ...

References: Mathematical Circles (Russian Experience); Dmitri Fomin, Sergey Genkin, Ilia Itenberg; Translated from Russian by Mark Saul; Volume 7; American Mathematical Society; ISBN 0-8218-0430-8. Well ...

To commemorate the 4th anniversary of the public launch of Gonit Sora, we are going to organise an awesome quiz contest. The details of the event are given below: Quiz Masters: Mahendra Mohan Das (Varanasi): Mahendra is an avid quizzer and a quiz master. He is pursuing...

This is my personal collection of formulae/theorems which I consider lovely. By ``lovely'', I mean objects which possess a certain degree of Elegance and Simplicity. The formulae/theorems are listed in no particular order. [caption id="attachment_9430" align="alignright" width="380"] Image Source: Shutterstock[/caption] Pythagoras' theorem The most popular and fascinating theorem...

[caption id="attachment_7213" align="alignright" width="150"] Image Courtesy: Shutterstock[/caption] Here are a few questions related to mathematics: In a mathematical context, which city is famous for its bridges ? Which city's towers are famous in mathematics ? Where was de Morgan born ? Where is Leonhard Euler buried ? Where was the first...

[caption id="attachment_7209" align="alignright" width="320"] Image Courtesy: Shutterstock[/caption] Students who pursue the science stream in Class XI and Class XII have ample opportunities before them. Considered to be one of the most popular streams selected by students, science comprises of subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics...

In a press release, earlier today the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters have decided to award the 2015 Abel Prize to John Forbes Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications...

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Exactly a month after the Valentine’s Day, there comes an event which is not less than Valentine’s Day for many people around the world. Those are the math-lovers. Very popularly known as the Pi Day, this day celebrates the mathematical constant $$pi$$. $$pi$$, an irrational...

I am pi, 16th among the greek letters i stand; If you are too certain of my start and end, Wager and bet; in trouble you will land. As a number I start, A simple ratio of geometry conceived to be; When the circumference and diameter of a circle divided, Calculate and...

[caption id="attachment_7195" align="alignright" width="150"] The Steradian Trail by M. N. Krish[/caption] Among my recent reads, “The Steradian Trail” by M. N. Krish caught my particular attention. Authored as Book #0 in a series entitled The Infinity Cycle, this thriller can be considered a fair endeavour in...

How many of us know that according to the Article 51A in the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution “It shall be the duty of every citizen of Indian to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of enquiry and reform.”? That means not only...