Stories about Math: Daniele Struppa

On August 1st, the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics, was awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. This ceremony takes place every four years and we’re recognizing this prestigious award with a month of math stories on Before the Abstract. Stay tuned every week for a new true, personal story from mathematicians themselves!

This week, Daniele Struppa tells a story about a surprising collaboration that came out of his dinner with ‘one of the greatest names in the history of quantum physics.’

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This is the fourth episode in our Math series, from our show earlier this year at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in collaboration with The Story Collider. Stay tuned for the last story in the series, airing next Thursday!:

8/9: Ken Ono
8/16: Seth  Cottrell
8/23: Moon Duchin
9/6: Daniele Struppa
9/13: Piper Harron

Stories about Math: Moon Duchin

On August 1st, the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics, was awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. This ceremony takes place every four years and we’re recognizing this prestigious award with a month of math stories on Before the Abstract. Stay tuned every week for a new true, personal story from mathematicians themselves!

This week, Moon Duchin tells the story of how her career in math is inspired by her family legacy.

Listen on iTunes.

This is the third episode in our Math series, from our show earlier this year at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in collaboration with The Story Collider. Stay tuned for new stories, airing every Thursday:

8/9: Ken Ono
8/16: Seth  Cottrell
8/23: Moon Duchin
9/6: Daniele Struppa
9/13: Piper Harron

Stories About Math: Seth Cottrell

On August 1st, the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics, was awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. This ceremony takes place every four years and we’re recognizing this prestigious award with a month of math stories on Before the Abstract. Stay tuned every week for a new true, personal story from mathematicians themselves!

This week, Seth Cottrell shares a story the time he opened an “Ask a Mathematician” booth at Burning Man.

Listen on iTunes.

This is the second episode in our Math series, from our show earlier this year at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in collaboration with The Story Collider. Stay tuned for new stories, airing every Thursday:

8/9: Ken Ono
8/16: Seth  Cottrell
8/23: Moon Duchin
8/30: Daniele Struppa
9/6: Piper Harron

Stories about Math: Ken Ono

On August 1st, the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics, was awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. This ceremony takes place every four years and we’re recognizing this prestigious award with a month of math stories on Before the Abstract. Stay tuned every week for a new true, personal story from mathematicians themselves!

This week, Ken Ono tells a story about his Eureka moment while working on one of Ramanujan’s unpublished manuscripts.

Listen on iTunes.

 

This is the first episode in our Math series, from our show earlier this year at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in collaboration with The Story Collider. Stay tuned for new stories, airing every Thursday:

8/9: Ken Ono

8/16: Seth  Cottrell

8/23: Moon Duchin

8/30: Daniele Struppa

9/6: Piper Harron