The creators/discoverers of the celebrated Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem have been awarded the 2004 Abel Prize , which aims to duplicate the celebrity of the Nobel, for mathematics.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Singer was once asked politely by a reporter if he could explain the Atiyah-Singer index theorem in simple words for the newspaper's readers. Singer replied "No I can't"

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# Abel Prize to Atiyah and Singer

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