mathshead
can someone tell me some recent famous mathematican, and the major works...
Why would you say that?We'll never again have a mathematician with the talents of Ramanujan, Gauss, Euler, Fermat... [/B]
What is this four color theorem, and how was a computer used to solve it?Originally posted by Loren Booda
Wiles is brilliant, but that one accomplishment was based closely on the work of many others. Not as bad as using a computer to solve the four-color map theorem, though. Have you see the movie The Beautiful Mind about John Nash? We'll never again have a mathematician with the talents of Ramanujan, Gauss, Euler, Fermat...