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Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017)

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Science  25 Aug 2017:
Vol. 357, Issue 6353, pp. 758
DOI: 10.1126/science.aao6074

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On 14 July, Maryam Mirzakhani, a luminary in pure mathematics, died of cancer at the age of 40. Her achievements had been most recently honored in 2014 by the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics.