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July 23, 2017 12:19 PM Swimming: Nervous Horton sets up Sun showdown

BUDAPEST: Olympic champion Mack Horton set up a showdown with Chinese superstar Sun Yang on Sunday after the Australian squeezed into the men's 400m freestyle final at the world aquatic championships. Horton dethroned Sun as Olympic champion over 400m at last year's Rio Games, branding the Chinese superstar a "drugs cheat" after his three-month doping 29

July 17, 2017 1:34 PM Iranian newspapers break hijab taboo in tribute to Maryam Mirzakhani

TEHRAN: The Iranian media in its tribute to late mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Sunday broke the country's strict rules on female dress by showing Mirzakhani with her head uncovered. According to a report by the Guardian, tributes were led by Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, who posted a recent picture of Mirzakhani on Instagram without a hijab 62

July 16, 2017 4:10 AM Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani dies at 40

Fields Medal winner seen as example to women looking to enter the sciences, credited with launching ‘new era’ in mathematics WASHINGTON (AFP) — Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, died Saturday in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40. Mirzakhani’s friend Firouz Naderi 69

July 16, 2017 4:10 AM Iran mourns death of eminent mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani

Iran is mourning the death of one of its most distinguished scientists, the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, who has died of breast cancer at the age of 40. The Stanford University professor was the first and, so far, only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics. Professor Mirzakhani was born in Tehran, Iran, and studied there and at Harvard 55

July 16, 2017 2:04 AM Math 'Genius' Maryam Mirzakhani Dies, Aged 40

Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor at Stanford University in California, died after the cancer she had been battling for four years spread to her bone marrow, Iranian media said. Washington: Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40. Mirzakhani' 68

July 15, 2017 11:25 PM The First Woman to Win Math's Highest Award Dies at 40

Maryam Mirzakhani’s work may change the future understanding of how the universe was formed. Mirzakhani was born in Tehran, and in 1994 she became the first female to compete with Iran’s International Mathematical Olympiad team. That year she won a gold medal, and the following year she won two. After she graduated from university, she left her home country 70

July 15, 2017 8:26 PM Maths 'genius' Maryam Mirzakhani dies, aged 40

Mirzakhani's friend Firouz Naderi, a former director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA, announced her death on Instagram. "A light was turned off today. It breaks my heart ..... gone far too soon," he wrote, later adding: "A genius? Yes. But also a daughter, a mother and a wife." Mirzakhani, a professor at Stanford University in California, died after 68

July 15, 2017 6:32 PM Iran-born Maryam Mirzakhani remembered as 'Math genius'

President Hassan Rouhani praises Mirzakhani's "unprecedented brilliance", saying her death caused great sorrow. Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40. Mirzakhani' friend Firouz Naderi announced her death on Saturday on Instagram 61

July 15, 2017 4:27 PM Maryam Mirzakhani, Prize-Winning Mathemetician, Dies At 40

Nearly three years after she became the first woman to win math's equivalent of the Nobel Prize, Maryam Mirzakhani has died of breast cancer at age 40. Her death was confirmed Saturday by Stanford University, where Mirzakhani had been a professor since 2008. Mirzakhani is survived by her husband, Jan Vondrák, and a daughter, Anahita — who once referred 49

July 15, 2017 2:14 PM Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman to Win Fields Medal, Dies Age 40

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, has died in the U.S. The 40-year-old reportedly had breast cancer that spread to her bones. "A light was turned off today. It breaks my heart... gone far too soon," her friend, NASA scientist Firouz Naderi, posted on Instagram. The Fields Medal is awarded every 56