Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal, the most prestigious awards in mathematics, died on Saturday. The Iranian-born mathematician, 40, had breast cancer which spread to her.. Source: Wibbitz Studio -
Stanford University professor Maryam Mirzakhani, who became the only woman to receive the highest honor in mathematics, died Saturday after a long battle with cancer. The Iran native thrived in her.. Source: Wochit News -
In 2014, Mirzakhani was one of four winners of the Fields Medal, which is presented every four years and is considered the mathematics equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
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Stanford University professor and mathematician dies of cancer Maryam Mirzakhani, a renowned Stanford University mathematics professor and the only woman to ever win the award that’s described as the.. SFGate