John Forbes Nash Jr., the Nobel laureate and Princeton mathematician, whose life story was the inspiration for the book and movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed in an car accident along with his wife in New Jersey Saturday morning, New…
By Carey Reed
Maryam Mirzakhani, a mathematics professor at Stanford University in California, is the first woman to receive the Fields Medal -- considered the “Nobel Prize” of mathematics -- since the award was established in 1936.
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