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Fields metal age restriction

  1. Apr 6, 2006 #1
    Why is it that no one over the age of fourty can receive the fields metal?
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  3. Apr 6, 2006 #2
    maybe they are too accomplished at that point? i dunno
  4. Apr 6, 2006 #3

    That sucks. I was planning on not trying to get it until I was fourty one. I guess I will have to try to get it earlier. :biggrin: :rolleyes:
  5. Apr 6, 2006 #4


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    Fields Medal

    Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fields_medal

    There are still the Wolf Prize (est. 1978) and the recently established Abel Prize (est. 2003).
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