French film showcases Anand Kumar's Super 30 success

Mathematician Anand Kumar's Super 30, acclaimed for helping students of deprived section to crack the prestigious IIT entrance examination, now features in a film made by famous French director Pascal Plisson.

PM Modi pays tribute to mathematician S Ramanujan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday paid tributes to Indian mathematics wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan on his birth anniversary.

Grothendieck, eccentric maths genius, dies in France

Alexander Grothendieck, one of the great eccentric geniuses of 20th century mathematics, has died in France at the age of 86.

Kakodkar rues low-key celebration of Bhaskaracharya's work

Noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on Thursday night said the 900th birth anniversary of renowned mathematician and astronomer Bhaskaracharya should have been celebrated on a grand scale at the national level.

Gay marriage activist, cartoonist, mathematician win 2014 'genius' grants

A gay marriage advocate, a physicist modelling brain activity, a psychologist studying racial bias in policing, and a cartoonist exploring family life were among 21 winners of $625,000 "genius" grants, the US organization awarding them said.

Indian-origin mathematician elected new president of ICSU

Daya Reddy, an Indian-origin South African mathematician has been elected as the new president of the International Council for Science (ICSU).

`Super 30` name being misused by companies, alleges founder

`Super 30` founder Anand Kumar alleged that some institutions were collecting funds in the name of his coaching centre to sully its image.

Mathematician touring 10 cities to make the subject easy

Giving suggestions as to how the subject of mathematics, a retired professor from Punjab is on a 10-city tour of India.

Madhavan as mathematician in a Hollywood film!

Even as India is celebrating the centenary of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan works with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declaring 2012 as the year of maths, Bollywood actor Madhavan is all set to add more fervour to the celebration.

`Rockstar` Ranbir to turn a mathematician

‘Rockstar’ Ranbir is all set to turn a mathematician!