We are very pleased to share a presentation made by Prof. M. S. Narasimhan at a KVPY Camp sometime back. The presentation entitled, 'Geometry beyond Euclid' was made on 19th October. This has been shared with us by our Advisory Board member Prof. Sujatha. The...

  ‘It is the man not the method that solves the problem.’ – H. Haschke. গণিতৰ ইতিহাস অনুধাৱন কৰিলে দেখা যায় যে বহু তীক্ষ্ণধী গণিতজ্ঞৰ জীৱন-কাল স্বল্প। নিলছ হেনৰিক আবেলৰ কথাই চোৱা যাওক। তেওঁ আয়ুস পাইছিল মাত্ৰ সাতাইছ বছৰ(১৮০২-১৮২৯ খ্ৰীষ্টাব্দ)। এই ক্ষন্তেকীয়া জীৱন-কালৰ ভিতৰতে তেওঁ গণিতৰ এনে...

  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...

  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...