May 01, 2010


Price of Solitude

Math genius hides from
money and limelight

Grigory Perelman, the brilliant mathematician who solved the Poincaré Conjecture (see Russian Life Nov/Dec 2006), has received the Millennium Prize Problems Award, which pays out one million dollars. But Perelman has indicated he may refuse the money.

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