The Tower at The University of Texas at Austin will be lighted orange this evening (April 1) in recognition of John Tate, professor emeritus of mathematics, who won the 2010 Abel Prize last Wednesday (March 24).Read more
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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2010 to John Tate, professor emeritus of mathematics at The University of Texas at Austin, for his vast and lasting impact on the theory of numbers.
The Abel Prize is the highest honor in the field of mathematics and recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences. It carries a cash award of $1 million.Read more