The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Grigori Perelman
A reclusive Russian mathematician has been awarded a million dollars for proving a theory which has baffled some of the finest brains for a century. Grigory ...
Noam Elkies
Noam David Elkies (born August 25, 1966) is an American mathematician and chess master.In 1981, at age 14, Elkies was awarded a gold medal at the 22nd International Mathematical Olympiad, receiving a ...
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Sherry Gong
Sherry Gong is a graduate student in mathematics at MIT. She is the second U.S. woman (after Alison Miller won in 2004 ) to win a gold medal in the International Mathematical Olympiad, which Gong won ...
Péter Frankl
Péter Frankl (born 26 March 1953 in Kaposvár, Somogy County, Hungary) is a Hungarian mathematician and street performer. Frankl studied Mathematics in University Paris Diderot and has lived in Japan s...
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Boáz Klartag
Boáz Klartag (Hebrew: ‏בועז קלרטג‎; born 25 April 1978) is an Israeli mathematician. He currently is an Associate Professor with the Department of Pure Mathematics of Tel Aviv University, where ...
Grigory Margulis
Gregori Aleksandrovich Margulis (Russian: Григо́рий Алекса́ндрович Маргу́лис, first name often given as Gregory, Grigori or Grigory; born February 24, 1946) is a Russian mathematician known for hi...
Daniel Tătaru
Daniel Ioan Tătaru (born 1967, Piatra Neamţ, Romania) is a Romanian mathematician at University of California, Berkeley. He earned his doctorate from the University of Virginia in 1992, under supervis...
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Raúl Chávez Sarmiento
Raúl Arturo Chávez Sarmiento (born 24 October 1997) is a Peruvian child prodigy in mathematics. At the age of 700111000000000000011 years, 7002271000000000000271 days, he won a bronze medal ...
Peter Scholze
Peter Scholze (born 11 December 1987) is a German mathematician known for his work in arithmetic algebraic geometry. He is a professor at the University of Bonn.
Peter Scholze was born in Dresden....
Paul Vojta
Paul Alan Vojta (born September 30, 1957) is an American mathematician, known for his work in number theory on diophantine geometry and diophantine approximation.
In formulating a number of striki...
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Raphael Douady
Raphael Douady (born November 15, 1959 in Paris) is a French mathematician and economist at Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Paris Sorbonne University, an invited professor at New York University Pol...
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Ricardo Pérez-Marco
Ricardo Pérez-Marco (born 1967) is a Spanish-French mathematician at the Université Paris XIII. He won the 1996 EMS Prize for his work on dynamical systems.Born in Barcelona, Pérez-Marco studied at th...
László Babai
László (Laci) Babai (born July 20, 1950 in Budapest) is a Hungarian professor of mathematics and computer science at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on computational complexity theory,...
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Yuri Matiyasevich
Yuri Vladimirovich Matiyasevich, (Russian: Ю́рий Влади́мирович Матиясе́вич; born March 2, 1947, in Leningrad) is a Russian mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his negative s...
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Matthew Cook
Matthew Cook (born February 7, 1970) is a mathematician and computer scientist who proved Stephen Wolfram's conjecture that the Rule 110 cellular automaton is Turing-complete.
Cook was born in Mor...
Teodor von Burg
Teodor von Burg (Serbian Cyrillic: Теодор фон Бург, born January 26, 1993 in Belgrade) is a mathematics student from Serbia. As of July 2012, he is the most successful participant of the Internati...
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Eric Lander
Eric Steven Lander (born February 3, 1957) is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former member of the Whitehead Institute, and founding director of the Broad ...
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9th Scripps National Spelling Bee
The 9th Scripps National Spelling Bee was held in Washington, D.C. on May 30, 1933. Scripps Howard would not sponsor the Bee until 1941. The winner was 12-year-old Alma Roach of Ohio, sponsored by th...
Michał Misiurewicz
Michał Misiurewicz (born November 9, 1948) is a Polish mathematician. He is known for his contributions to chaotic dynamical systems and fractal geometry, notably the Misiurewicz point.Misiurewicz par...
Nikolai Durov
Nikolai Valeryevich Durov (Russian: Никола́й Вале́рьевич Ду́ров; born 21 November 1980) is a Russian programmer and mathematician. He is the elder brother of Pavel Durov, together with whom he fou...
Jacob Lurie
Jacob Alexander Lurie (born December 7, 1977) is an American mathematician, who is a professor at Harvard University.
When he was a student in the Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science Magnet...
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8th Scripps National Spelling Bee
The 8th Scripps National Spelling Bee was held in Washington, D.C. on June 7, 1932, sponsored not by Scripps Howard but by the Louisville Courier-Journal. Scripps Howard would not sponsor the Bee unti...
Ciprian Manolescu
Ciprian Manolescu (born December 24, 1978) is a Romanian mathematician, working in gauge theory, symplectic geometry, and low-dimensional topology. He is currently a Professor of Mathematics at the Un...
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Lenhard Ng
Lenhard Ng (born 1976, United States) is an American mathematician, working primarily on symplectic geometry. Ng is an associate professor of mathematics at Duke University.
Lenhard Ng is an Ameri...
Miller Puckette
Miller Smith Puckette (born 1959) is the associate director of the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts as well as a professor of music at the University of California, San Diego, where he ha...