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:
Alston Scott Householder
Alston Scott Householder (Rockford, Illinois, USA, 5 May 1904 – Malibu, California, USA, 4 July 1993) was an American mathematician who specialized in mathematical biology and numerical analysis, inve...
Clifford Truesdell
Clifford Ambrose Truesdell III (February 18, 1919 – January 14, 2000) was an American mathematician, natural philosopher, and historian of science.
Truesdell was born in Los Angeles, California. A...
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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...
Herbert Scarf
Herbert Eli Scarf (born on July 25, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA) is a distinguished American economist and Sterling Professor (Emeritus as of 2010) of Economics at Yale University. He is a member of the...
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Peter Lax
Peter David Lax (born 1 May 1926) is an American mathematician working in the areas of pure and applied mathematics. He has made important contributions to integrable systems, fluid dynamics and shock...
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James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician, co-awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his contributions to the understanding of the ...
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John Coleman Moore
John Coleman Moore (born May 27, 1923) is an American mathematician. The Borel−Moore homology and Eilenberg–Moore spectral sequence are named after him.Moore received his Ph.D. in 1952 from Brown Univ...
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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Martin David Kruskal
Martin David Kruskal (/ˈkrʌskəl/; September 28, 1925 – December 26, 2006) was an American mathematician and physicist. He made fundamental contributions in many areas of mathematics and science,...
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Klaus Fischer (mathematician)
Klaus Gunter Fischer (November 12, 1943 – July 2, 2009) was an American mathematician of German origin. He worked on a wide range of problems in algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, graph th...
Bharath Sriraman
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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...
Peter Ozsváth
Peter Steven Ozsváth (born October 20, 1967) is a professor of mathematics at Princeton University. He created, along with Zoltán Szabó, Heegaard Floer homology, a homology theory for 3-manifolds.He ...
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Bryna Kra
Bryna Kra, (born 1966) is an American mathematician who works in dynamical systems and ergodic theory, and uses dynamical methods to address problems in number theory and combinatorics. She has made c...