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His Majesty King Harald presents Abel Prize to John Milnor

Norway’s King Harald presented the 2011 Abel Prize to John Milnor at an award ceremony on May 24, in Oslo, Norway. Milnor received the award for his “pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra.” The ceremony also included speeches by Ragni Piene, chair of the Abel committee, and Øyvind Østerud, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. …Read More…

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Mathematical Congress of the Americas 2013

The inaugural Mathematical Congress of the Americas (MCA) will take place in Guanajuato, Mexico, August 5-9, 2013. The goal of the Congress is to highlight the excellence of mathematical achievements in the Americas within the context of the international arena, and foster collaborations among researchers, students, institutions and mathematical societies in the Americas. …Read More…

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