Qushji’s great mathematical mind profoundly impacted the science of astronomy. His knowledge was borrowed by scholars worldwide, mainly the Indian subcontinent.
Born into noble Timurid lineage, Ulugh Beg gained fame for his intellect and pioneering strides in astronomy and mathematics.
After studying the works of different scholars from different eras, al Khwarizmi simplified Mathematics, taking it out of the philosophical realm and paving the way for a multitude of scientific advances.
He elevated mathematics to a level where it embraced and complemented the laws of nature.
The Iranian Kurdish refugee-turned-Cambridge University professor, Caucher Birkar, was one of four awarded math's most prestigious prize – the Fields Medal – in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, and had the gold medal stolen from him just minutes later.
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