The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize, founded by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) University in Kumbakonam, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan's hometown, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Ramanujan's fields of interest. The age limit for the prize has been set at 32...

  The 53rd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) was held this year at Mar del Plata, Argentina. The question papers can be downloaded here. The 52nd IMO was held last year at the Netherlands. The IMO problem short-list with the solutions of that IMO can be downloaded here. The...

  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...

  Venus will come exactly between the Earth and the Sun on June 6th 2012 - this rare event will not occur for another 105 years. This rare celestial phenomena called ‘The Transit of Venus’ will be visible in the early morning around 4-17 a.m.( from...

Endre Szemerédi (born August 21, 1940) is a Hungarian mathematician, working in the field of combinatorics and theoretical computer science. He has been the State of New Jersey Professor of computer science at Rutgers University since 1986. Szemerédi has won numerous prizes in mathematics and science, including, most notably, the Abel Prize in 2012. He...