- Honorary Members. // Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society;Dec2002, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p753
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- One, Two, Many: Individuality and Collectivity in Mathematics. Nathanson, Melvyn // Mathematical Intelligencer;Mar2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p5
In this article, the author discusses the concept of individuality and collaboration in mathematics. The author reflects on the achievement of Andrew Wiles, a world known mathematicians, in which Wiles solved the problem of Fermat's last theorem without collaborating with other mathematicians....
- Fermat's theorem proves elusive to the last. Dickson, David // Nature;12/9/1993, Vol. 366 Issue 6455, p501
Features the proof of Fermat's last theorem as proposed by Andrew Wiles of Princeton University. Presentation of solution at the Newton Institution at Cambridge University in England; Incompleteness of solution.
- Sure, Pierre. Sure you knew. Folger, Tim // Discover;Jan1994, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p61
Reports on mathematician Andrew Wiles' proving of Pierre Fermat's theorem. Description of Fermat's theorem; Correlation of Fermat's theorem to Taniyama's conjecture; Summary of Wiles' solution; Comments on the solution by mathematician Kenneth Ribet.
- Fun with Fermat. Fisher, Arthur; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Jan94, Vol. 244 Issue 1, p31
Discusses how in 1637, Pierre Fermat proposed a theorem that was to plague other mathematicians for the next 350 years. Equations and scribbled note about a proof; Inability of mathematicians to prove it or to prove that it cannot be proved; Ironclad proof of Fermat's theorem presented by...
- Thousand-page proof vindicates Fermat. Stewart, Ian // New Scientist;7/3/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1880, p14
Reports on Andrew Wiles' 1,000-page proof of Fermat's last theorem. Short profile on Pierre de Fermat; Number theory; Loss of Fermat's `remarkable proof'; British mathematician Leo Mordell; Comments on Wiles' proof.
- New answer for an old question. Begley, Sharon; Ramo, Joshua Cooper // Newsweek;7/5/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p52
Reports that Andrew Wiles of Princeton University claims to have proved Fermat's Last, an assertion about numbers that has intrigued mathematicians since Roman times. French mathematician Pierre de Fermat; Comment by Princeton math-department chairman Simon Kochen; How Wiles approached Fermat's...
- Money in the equation. // Nature;6/26/1997, Vol. 387 Issue 6636, p868
Presents a photograph of mathematician Andrew Wiles following his announcement of a proof of Fermat's last theorem. The book `Mathematics: The Science of Patterns,' by Keith Devlin; The money awarded to Wiles for the discovery of the proof.
- And you thought the crossword was hard. // U.S. News & World Report;11/7/94, Vol. 117 Issue 18, p14
Discusses how Princeton's Andrew Wiles spent seven years trying to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, which was penned in 1637 by France's Pierre de Fermat. Announcement in 1993 that he had solved math's most famous puzzle; Subsequent problem with the proof admitted by Wiles; New solution announced by...