A man wearing a mask is seen in smog during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, December 19, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT.
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This marks a major setback for those hoping climate change-causing pollution had peaked.
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. The Fields Medal is awarded every four years on the occasion of the International Congress of Mathematicians to recognize outstanding mathematical achievement for existing work and for the promise of future achievement. (Photo by Courtesy: Maryam Mirzakhani/Corbis via Getty Images)
Clothes do not make the man. Class does.
An Iranian professor who was the first and only woman to win the mathematics equivalent of the Nobel Prize has continued to smash taboos even after her death. Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University...
Much has been written and said about the Stanford sexual assault case, in which the attacker got off with a light sentence. What stood out in this whole incident, however, was the grit of the girl. The fact that she decided to let her ordeal be known to the public via a powerful letter. That she had the support of her family and society in doing so.
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This Indian-American who was a surprise name at a time when he won the Pulitzer in 2011 has been going places ever since he won the prestigious award. In what can be a major shift in his journey of un...
NEW DELHI — Harvard University of the US has remained number one in a global ranking of 100 most prestigious education institutions, followed by Britain's University of Cambridge and Oxford. None the...