**I** was (exceptionally) working in (and for) my garden when my daughter shouted down from her window that John Nash had just died. I thus completed my tree trimming and went to check about this sad item of… 73 more words

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#### Abel Laureates 2015 John Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg

The leading lights at Courant were very much at the forefront of rapid progress, stimulated by World War II, in certain kinds of differential equations that serve as mathematical models for an immense variety of physical phenomena involving some sort of change. 1,014 more words

#### A 'Long Awaited Recognition': Nash Receives Abel Prize For Revered Work In Mathematics

**by Princeton University Communications**

**The handshakes and congratulations, the smiles and shoulder claps, that Princeton University mathematician John Nash received from old colleagues and younger researchers in Princeton’s mathematics department had a special meaning for all present.** 1,492 more words