Fermat Comes to America: Harry Schultz Vandiver and FLT (1914-1963)

Corry, Leo
June 2007
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p30
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the life and works of mathematician Harry Schultz Vandiver in Europe. He was born on October 21, 1882 in Philadelphia. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania in 1904-1906. He worked as a customs house broker and freight agent for his family's firm. Furthermore, he became interested and conducted series of research on number theory.


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