# Xah Math Blog Archive 2014-07 to 2014-08

POV-Ray ashtray, cubic spline POV-Ray: Surface of Revolution and Prisms

Math Prizes and Nobel Ignobility (repost)

Math Politics: Simon Plouffe and nth Digit Formula of π (repost)

### math of Maryam Mirzakhani, hyperbolic geometry

Maryam Mirzakhani (a beautiful girl) won the Fields medal yesterday. Read this post by John Baez on the math she did. https://plus.google.com/117663015413546257905/posts/UTt2WeAcPEY

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