Professor Maryam Mirzakhani is the recipient of the 2014 Fields Medal, the top honor in mathematics. She is the first woman in the prize's 80-year history to earn the distinction.
Maryam Mirzakhani, the 40-year-old Iranian that won math's most prestigious prize, died Saturday after a four-year battle with breast cancer, the BBC reported. Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal...
Increased air pollution can cut a human's lifespan by between 9 and 11 years, almost a decade longer than most previous estimates had calculated at only one or two years. On average, an increase of po...
It is about 22 Kms across.
In modern-day society, we value cats for their grumpiness, the way they resent everything we try to do for them, and the fact they only want our attention when we've finally fallen asleep. But in anci...
Recently discovered, it is 650 light years away from us. Only.
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Last detection was in December 2015.
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Also the ape-human split happened much earlier than assumed.
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'We live in a time of giants'
Maternity leave is a key reason.