Sylvia Nasar

author, 'A Beautiful Mind'

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Author of A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash

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Grigory Perelman, who could be rich or famous for proving the  Poincar&eaucte; Conjecture , has declined to pick up the  Field Medal , the mathematical equivalent of the Nobel Prize,…

Russian Mathematician Refuses Field's Highest Honor

Grigory Perelman, who could be rich or famous for proving the Poincar&eaucte; Conjecture , has declined to pick up the Field Medal , the mathematical equivalent of the Nobel Prize,…

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