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Russian mathematician rejects $1 million prize

(AP) -- He said nyet to $1 million. Grigory Perelman, a reclusive Russian mathematics genius who made headlines earlier this year for not immediately embracing a lucrative math prize, has decided to decline ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Mathematics
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arXiv online scientific repository hits milestone

Reinforcing its place in the scientific community, the arXiv repository at Cornell University Library reached a new milestone in October 2008: Half a million e-print postings -- research articles published ...

dateOct 09, 2008 in Other
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Stephen Smale awarded Wolf Prize in mathematics

Stephen Smale, a Fields Medalist and a major contributor to many fields of mathematics, has received the prestigous Wolf Foundation Prize in Mathematics. Smale proved, among other things, that a sphere can be turned inside ...

dateJan 22, 2007 in Mathematics
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