Mathematics genius leaves people stunned, rejects $1 million prize and awards for his work

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One such extraordinary genius is Grigori Perelman, a mathematician who shuns interviews and prestigious awards and is uninterested in fame or fortune.

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Mathematicians can’t agree what ‘equals’ means, and that’s a problem New Scientist

What does “equals” mean? For mathematicians, this simple question has more than one answer, which is causing issues when it comes to using …

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Prime Number Puzzle Has Stumped Mathematicians for More Than a Century Scientific American

Prime Number Puzzle Has Stumped Mathematicians for More Than a Century. Experts have only started to crack the tricky twin prime conjecture. By Manon …

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He solved a math problem that stumped Stanford profs. Here’s what became of a Bay Area prodigy

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Mathematician Evan O’Dorney at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., on June 3. O’Dorney first became famous as a teen for winning …

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Program Aims To Ignite K-12 Students’ Relationship to Math – Mellon College of Science

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Meet a Mathematician shares the stories of mathematicians from diverse backgrounds with the aim of introducing students to role models and …

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A 13-Year-Old Built Archimedes’ Mythical Death Ray—and It May Actually Work Popular Mechanics

Ancient Greece mathematician Archimedes believed a death ray was plausible, so a middle school student from Canada put the concept to the test.

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Mathematician refuses $1 million and several awards for his work leaving everyone baffled

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The Clay Mathematics Institute offered the prize to Perelman in 2010 for solving a century-old problem set by French mathematician Henri Poincaré.

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Studying Math Gives You Freedom: Claudia Rangel – TecScience TecScience – Tecnológico de Monterrey

She has dedicated over 17 years to genomic medicine research, where the work of mathematics and mathematicians is essential since genomic data is very …

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Vegetarians used to be called Pythagoreans because the famous mathematician loathed by … – MSN

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Vegetarians used to be called Pythagoreans because the famous mathematician loathed by high schoolers everywhere refused to eat meat. Story by …

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HUN-REN Celebrates the “Big Five” of Hungarian Mathematicians – Hungary Today

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HUN-REN Celebrates the “Big Five” of Hungarian Mathematicians · In his speech, Mr. · Their devotion to mathematics has accompanied them throughout their …

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