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Iranian Becomes First Woman to Win Math's Top Prize

An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win the prestigious mathematics prize known as the Fields Medal. Maryam Mirzakhani will receive the award, widely considered the Nobel Prize for math, at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday. Born and raised in Iran, Mirzakhani is a Harvard-educated mathematician and professor at Stanford University in California. The Fields Medal is awarded every four years, to four winners by the International Congress of...

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