Friday, November 22, 2013

Profile: Benoit Mandelbrot

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1 comment:

  1. "So why the heck is there no Nobel in mathematics?"

    "Oh sure, he received numerous other awards"

    Though none of the big maths ones (Field, Abel, Wolf). Oddly enough, he won the Wolf Prize in Physics. Nobody knows why.

    "K 5"

    While he made very pretty pictures, he was not always popular amongst other mathematicians. See for example