Mathematics’ Highest Honor Bestowed on Woman for First Time

Mathematics’ Highest Honor Bestowed on Woman for First Time

The über important field of science, mathematics, has bestowed its highest honor on a woman for the first time. The Fields Medal, mathematics’ top honor, was awarded in South Korea to Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian professor, for her work in the field. Mirzakhani, aged 37, is the first woman in the history of the award to […]

National Pi Day Celebrations in the United States

National Pi Day Celebrations in the United States

Friday, March 14 was National Pi Day, and it was celebrated all around the United States and the world — how did you celebrate it? Festivities ranged from eating pi(e) to pizzerias offering pizza pie for $3.14 to people watching pi-related movies, such as American Pi(e) and Life of Pi. Fittingly, March 14 was also […]