## 09 JulGod Particle: “If Universe is the answer what is the question…??”

The whole conversation starts with Higgs Boson. If you are from non-physics background then just think it is a hypothetical sub-atomic particle with extremely negligible life span. It exists for a mere fraction of second. The specialty of Higgs boson particle is that it is...

## 05 JulDiligimus Cognition (We Love Knowledge) (5)

1. According to an article published in the magazine “Hornbill” of  the Bombay Natural History Society, the “____________” is a new fad and a fast growing hobby of environmentalists to reduce carbon emission to save the planet from the vagaries of climate change.  The article...

## 23 Jun‘মই বিশ্বাস কৰোঁ যে আমি যেনেকৈ জীয়াই আছো কিছুমান মানুহ সঁচাকৈ এতিয়াও তাতকৈ বহুখোজ আগবাঢ়ি আছে’

[এই সাক্ষাৎকাৰটি ‘দা হিন্দু’ কাকতত ২০১১ ৰ ২৬ ডিচেম্বৰত প্ৰকাশিত হৈছিল। ইয়াৰ অনুবাদ ‘গণিত চ’ৰা’ত প্ৰকাশৰ ক্ষেত্ৰত সহায়-সহযোগিতা আগবঢ়োৱাৰ কাৰণে এন. ৰাম (‘দা হিন্দু’ৰ প্ৰাক্তন সম্পাদক), এছ. কেশৱেন আৰু আৰ. সুজাথাক ধন্যবাদ জনালো। সাক্ষাৎকাৰটিৰ অসমীয়া অনুবাদ আগবঢ়ালে ৰূপালীম হাজৰিকাই।] শ্রীনিবাস ৰামানুজন আয়েঙ্গাৰৰ বিখ্যাত জীৱনী The Man...

## 23 JunPushing Back the Incomputable – Alan Turing’s Ten Big Ideas

There is nothing remarkable about mathematicians’ achievements going unrecognised in a wider world changed by their discoveries. The hidden history of Alan Turing is just a particularly bizarre example — one we can expect to become much better known during the 2012 centenary of his...

## 22 Jun50 questions on linear algebra for NET and GATE aspirants

Find the correct options:   1)  $$M=\left(\begin{array}{ccc}1 & 2 & 2 \\0 & 2 & 2 \\0 & 1 & 1 \end{array}\right)$$ and $$V={ Mx^{T} : x\in R^{3}}.$$ Then $$dim V$$ is (a)   0   (b)   1   (c)   2   (d)   3   2)  $$A^{2}-A=0,$$ where $$A$$ is a $$9\times 9$$ matrix....

## 22 JunObituary: Prof. Friedrich Hirzebruch

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...

## 18 JunThe Joy of Understanding and Solving Problems: Book by Prof. Siddhartha Sen

Prof. Siddhartha Sen of the Trinity College, Dublin is a theoretical physicist who has authored a book on mathematics education and learning. Prof. Sen has kindly consented to share a sample chapter and the preface with us that can be put up for download. The...

## 12 Junগণিত - জীৱন যাপনৰ প্ৰণালী

এচ. কেছৱেনে কৈছে যে যদি কোনো ব্যক্তি গভীৰভাৱে আকৃষ্ট গণিতৰ প্ৰতি তেন্তে তেওঁ সঁচাকৈ গণিতত এক সন্তুশজনক ভৱিষ্যত গঢ়িব পাৰিব। গণিতৰ এক দীঘলীয়া আৰু পৌৰাণিক পৰম্পৰা আছে। সুল্ভাসুত্ৰাচ, শাস্ত্ৰসন্মত পৰিৱৰ্ত্তন গঠনৰ বাবে ব্যৱহাৰ কৰা লিখনি, য’ত বহুতো গাণিতিক পৰিণাম আৰু গঠন আছে। এইবোৰতে পাইথাগোৰাচ সূত্ৰৰ এক...

## 12 JunMathematics Quiz

*1. What is the sequence shown here: *2. A computer theorist in the 1950s, X had a mandatory drug therapy that made X impotent and caused X’s breasts to enlarge. It is widely believed that X committed suicide when X was made a guinea pig by...