## 22 Aug Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) 2013

**The following article appeared in the August 2013 issue of the magazine Young NE and is reproduced here with the permission of the editor of Young NE.**

**The following article appeared in the August 2013 issue of the magazine Young NE and is reproduced here with the permission of the editor of Young NE.**

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to the Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne for "seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impact on number theory, representation theory, and related fields". The Abel Prize was established in 2003 in memory of the Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel....

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tezpur University and the Indian Statistical Institute, North East centre plans on organising regular workshop on problem solving for the undergraduate students of the north east. The first of this initiative is a workshop on algebra, analysis and its applications...

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[This article originally appeared in the Asia Pacific Mathematics Newsletter (January 2011, Issue No 1), World Scientific. We are republishing it here with special permission from World Scientific.] Overview A global festival of mathematics, International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) will be held in August 13–21, 2014 in...

Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematical genius born exactly 125 years ago on 22nd of December in 1887 in a little known place in India named Erode. The story of Ramanujan is well known to every student of mathematics in particular and science in general....

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Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine....

কোষৰ সংবেদনশীলতা সন্দৰ্ভত কৰা গুৰুত্ত্বপূৰ্ণ গৱেষণাৰ বাবে দুজন মাৰ্কিন বিজ্ঞানী যথাক্ৰমে উত্তৰ কে’ৰলিনাৰ ডিউক ইউনিভাৰ্ছিটি মেডিকেল চেণ্টাৰৰ ৬৯ বছৰীয়া বিজ্ঞানী ৰবাৰ্ট জে. লেফকউইটজ আৰু কেলিফৰ্ণিয়াৰ ষ্টেনফৰ্ড ইউনিভাৰ্ছিটি স্কুল অৱ মেডিচিনৰ ৫৭ বছৰীয়া বিজ্ঞানী ব্ৰায়ান কে. কবিলকাক ২০১২ বৰ্ষৰ ৰষায়ন বিজ্ঞানৰ ন’বেল বঁটাৰ বাবে নিৰ্বাচিত কৰা...

The three national Science Academies offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers (studying/teaching in India) to work with scientists associated with the three Academies during 2013. A list of names of scientists/faculty who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is...

We have the revised edition of Prof. Vijay Kumar Ambat's book here for free download. The previous version can be found here. [ad#ad-2]...

Tezpur University is organising a national conference on theoretical physics from 8th February to 12th February 2012. The list of speakers include: Prof. Rajeev Bhalerao, TIFR, Mumbai (confirmed) Dr. Suktisama Ghosh, IIG, Mumbai (confirmed) Prof. R. Godbole, IISC, Bangaluru (confirmed) Prof. Manoranjan Khan, JU, Kolkata (confirmed) Prof. Pushpa Khare, IUCAA,...