Nights out, blondes and Disney princes
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Nights out, blondes and Disney princes

The most sexist movie scene? The famous “if we all go for the blonde” from “A Beautiful Mind” definitely could win such a competition. If you haven’t seen this scene, stop reading and do it now (unless your PhD work is screaming for attention, then stop reading anyway, you have other stuff to do). Otherwise … Continue reading

A big loss…
Famous mathematicians / Maths in the society

A big loss…

When I wrote about Maryam Mirzakhani, the first female Fields medalist, I didn’t expect that only four months later we’ll have to say goodbye to her… Yesterday this 40-year-old professor died after a battle with breast cancer. It’s a great loss not only for mathematicians working in the fields of  complex geometry and dynamical systems, but … Continue reading