The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
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William James Sidis - IQ 200+ | Smartest person ever (4 of 4)
Part four (of four) of a meta-analysis ranking of the world's 37 greatest geniuses, child prodigies, and thinkers ever said to have had an IQ of 200 or above...
Hollis Chair of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy
The Hollis Chair of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy is an endowed professorship established at Harvard College in 1727 by Thomas Hollis.The incumbents have been:
Israel Nathan Herstein
Israel Nathan Herstein (March 28, 1923 – February 9, 1988) was a mathematician, appointed as professor at the University of Chicago in 1951. He worked on a variety of areas of algebra, including ring ...
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Victor A. Vyssotsky
Victor Alexander Vyssotsky (Russian: Виктор Александрович Высотский; February 26, 1931 - December 24, 2012 in Orleans, Massachusetts) son of the astronomers Alexander N. Vyssotsky (Russian) and ...
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Scott W. Williams
Scott Williams (born April 22, 1943 in Staten Island, New York) is a Professor of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.
He was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Williams attended Morgan St...
Arthur J. Lohwater
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Glen E. Baxter
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James Joseph Sylvester
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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
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John Coleman Moore
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Paul Sophus Epstein
Paul Sophus Epstein (Warsaw, then part of Imperial Russia, now Poland, March 20, 1883 – Pasadena, February 8, 1966) was a Russian-American mathematical physicist. He was known for his contributi...
Arthur T. Benjamin
Arthur T. Benjamin (born March 19, 1961) is an American mathematician who specializes in combinatorics. Since 1989 he has been a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.He is known for mental ...
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Bharath Sriraman
Bharath Sriraman (भारतः स्रिरामान) (b. 1971 Bangalore) is an Indian-born academic editor, mathematician, and educator, best known for his interdisciplinary contributions to the intersection of math-sc...
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Joseph Sgro
Joseph A. Sgro (born September 20, 1949, San Diego, California) is a mathematician, neurologist / neurophysiologist, and an engineering technologist / entrepreneur in the field of frame grabbers, high...
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Gilbert Baumslag
Gilbert Baumslag (April 30, 1933 – October 20, 2014) was a Distinguished Professor at the City College of New York, with joint appointments in mathematics, computer science, and electrical engineering...
Jordan Ellenberg
Jordan Stuart Ellenberg (born 1971) is an American mathematician working as a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research covers a wide variety of topics within arith...
Lawrence Shepp
Lawrence (Larry) Alan Shepp (September 9, 1936 Brooklyn, NY – April 23, 2013, Tucson, AZ) was an American mathematician, specializing in statistics and computational tomography.Shepp obtained his PhD ...