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...

  [caption id="attachment_1842" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Group photograph of the workshop[/caption] The department of Mathematical Sciences, Tezpur University organized a Winter School and Conference on Algebra and Number Theory during December 23-29, 2011 which was mainly sponsored by the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department of Atomic...

  National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai. Both NISER and UM-DAE...

Kannan Soundararajan, a professor of mathematics at the Stanford University has won this year's prestigious Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences. His prize citation reads Prof. Kannan Soundararajan has made fundamental contributions to analytic number theory. These include numerous brilliant breakthroughs in well known and difficult problems,...