We are thrilled that brilliant mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has been awarded a Fields medal – the first woman to be recognised.
Maryam Mirzakhani is being honoured for her "rare combination of superb technical ability, bold ambition, far-reaching vision, and deep curiosity".
Martin Hairer's is being honoured for a major breakthrough that gives a way of attacking problems that had previously been impenetrable.
Artur Avila is being honoured for "formidable technical power, the ingenuity and tenacity of a master problem-solver, and an unerring sense for deep and
Manjul Bhargava is being honoured as a number theorist of "extraordinary creativity," with "a taste for simple problems of timeless beauty."
The ICM 2014 in Seoul is off to a great start!
How do you write numbers as string of 0s and 1s?