A New Million Dollar Prize?

Grigori Perelman, the solver of the three-dimension Poincare Conjecture, hasAdeclinedAto accept the first awarded Clay Prize. I may not understand him, but I think he is one of the most colorful mathematicians ever. Perhaps the award should have been offered to both him and Richard Hamiltonarecall Hamilton created the Ricci-flow approach used by Perelman. Perhaps together they would have accepted. Oh well.

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Posted: July 24th, 2010
at 5:19pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: science,competitions

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