[caption id="attachment_6926" align="alignleft" width="294"] James Maynard (Photo by Eleanor Grant)[/caption] The prestigious 2014 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize was awarded to Dr. James Maynard, a 27 year old mathematician from Oxford University who specializes in number theory. The prize, established in 2005, is awarded annually to young mathematicians...

The editor of the English section of Gonit Sora, writes a monthly column devoted to mathematics in a teen magazine called Young NE. The editor of Young NE was kind enough to grant us permission to republish the column after it appears on print. Below is the column that appeared in Vol 1, Issue 3, July 2013 of Young NE. [ad#ad-2]  

  [Editor: This is the second post in a series about the Millenium Problems. This post is about the Riemann Hypothesis, probably the single most fascinating unsolved problem in all of mathematics. This hypothesis was first proposed by the mathematician Bernhard Riemann. Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann...

  [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...

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,...