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

# Category Archives: Famous mathematicians

# 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

# Women in maths

In a few days we’ll celebrate the International Women’s Day, so not writing a post about women in maths would be unforgivable negligence. Don’t worry, it isn’t a rant about how females in maths are treated terribly. In fact, I believe that being a mathematician is the best job if you’re a woman, want to … Continue reading