Russian mathematician wins Abel Prize

The 2014 Abel Prize was awarded on Wednesday to Yakov G Sinai, a Russian mathematician based at Princeton University in the USA and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics at the Russian Academy of Sciences. The NOK 6 million (USD 1 million) prize is awarded annually by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for […]

US math legend wins Abel Prize

John Torrence Tate of the University of Texas at Austin was awarded the Abel Prize for 2010 on Wednesday, for “his vast and lasting impact on the theory of numbers.” Tate was hailed for doing “path-breaking work” that has greatly influenced modern mathematics. The Abel Prize is awarded annually by the Norwegian Academy of Science […]