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Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies at 40

New York Times – Kenneth Chang

Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician who was the only woman to ever win a Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics, died on Saturday. She was 40. The cause was breast cancer, said Stanford University, where she was a…

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