A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract Surfaces Maryam Mirzakhani’s monumental work draws deep connections between topology, geometry and dynamical systems. She is the first woman to win the highest honor in mathematics — the Fields Medal

The hypocycloid with n cusps is the curve traced out by a point on a circle rolling inside a circle whose radius is n times larger. The hypocycloid with 2 cusps is sort of strange: It’s just …

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Since I'm not that good at (as I like to call it) 'die-hard-mathematics', I've always liked concepts like the golden ratio or the dragon curve, which are easy to understand and explain, but are