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All told, mathematicians have now found two individual tetrahedra and three infinite families of tetrahedra that fill space.Undergraduates Hunt for Special Tetrahedra That Fit Together|Kevin Hartnett|February 9, 2021|Quanta Magazine
The work answers a question about an ancient shape thanks to a cutting-edge innovation that provides mathematicians with a new technique for finding solutions to certain equations.Tetrahedron Solutions Finally Proved Decades After Computer Search|Kevin Hartnett|February 2, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Rejewski, a 27-year-old mathematician, worked for the Cipher Office of Polish intelligence.Hackers thrive on the weak link in cybersecurity: People|Gershom Gorenberg|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
You might think that by then mathematicians knew almost all there was to know about polyhedra.
However, she soon discovered that her role as a mathematician was limited to performing time-consuming calculations by hand.
One of the most impressive achievements, says University of Chicago mathematician Benson Farb, is that she linked these findings.Iranian Math Genius Mirzakhani Unveiled by President Rouhani|IranWire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Turing test is named for computer scientist, mathematician, logician, and philosopher Alan Turing.The AI That Wasn’t: Why ‘Eugene Goostman’ Didn’t Pass the Turing Test|Elizabeth Lopatto|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Christopher John Francis Boone is a teenage “mathematician with some behavioral difficulties.”Book Bag: How to Survive—Five Stories About Unlikely Survivors|Claire Cameron|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had done my duty not only as a writer, but also a mathematician: exhausted all possibilities.
Clearly her lack of appreciation for my proof resulted from her not being a mathematician.
John Bonnycastle died; an English mathematician, whose works are in use in this country.
Michael Angelo Ricci, an Italian cardinal, died; celebrated as a mathematician.
Edward Holyoke, president of Harvard college, died; an excellent mathematician and natural philosopher.
Jean Marie Ampere, famed as a mathematician and natural philosopher, died.
Whenever I had occasion to go to the eminent mathematician it was not his world-wide reputation which impressed me most.Urania|Camille Flammarion