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This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner concerns the daughter of a recently deceased genius mathematician who fears she's inherited his madness.

The mathematicians at Pizzanista! have discovered the golden distribution ratio of sauce, mozzarella, Gran Padano, and basil.

Two decades earlier, a French mathematician who noticed unexplained peculiarities in Mercury's orbit declared a phantom planet named Vulcan was the reason for the movement of the smallest planet in our solar system.

Larry Summers, as president of Harvard University, suggested in 2005 that innate differences between boys and girls might explain the lack of female scientists and mathematicians.

To add a story to a story, the story is that the story of Archimedes' death is one of the things that got French mathematician Sophie Germain interested in studying math.

The father of Google cofounder Sergey Brin was a successful mathematician in the former Soviet Union despite having to endure antiSemitic discrimination.

The NSA, which employs more mathematicians than any organization on Earth, has been collecting these vulnerabilities.

The university cites as a point of pride the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, an alum who in 2014 became the first woman to win a Fields Medal, the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
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15th century
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