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St. Petersburg’s Reclusive Genius

Author: Irina Titova

Nov/Dec 2006
Page 42   ( 4 pages)

Summary: Russian scientist Grigory Perelman was offered the world’s top math honor. So why did he turn it down?

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Weblinks related to this story:

  • Perelman's world The Wikipedia entry on Grigory Perelman offers interesting background on the mathematical world.