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## Summary:

- The story of Nicolas Bourbaki, a group of top mathematicians band together to form a highly influential anonymous group under the authorship of N Bourbaki

## Main Question or Discussion Point

While in college, many decades ago we thought it would be fun to create a fake faculty member of the Physics department. His name was Prof AH Neato. It was coined from me always saying “Ah neato” when I saw something remarkable in our studies. One student put on a lab coat and some of those silly glasses with mustache and snozzola and another took a photo of him and AH Neat was born. We were on our way to creating a legend until we got bored after a couple of days and stopped as a result of college student apathy when work must be done homework or otherwise to succeed.

in the 1930’s some brilliant upcoming mathematicians came up with the same notion and N Bourbaki was created. But like all great ideas, someone thought of it before and so we were scooped by 40 years.

https://theconversation.com/nicolas-bourbaki-the-greatest-mathematician-who-never-was-122845

in the 1930’s some brilliant upcoming mathematicians came up with the same notion and N Bourbaki was created. But like all great ideas, someone thought of it before and so we were scooped by 40 years.

https://theconversation.com/nicolas-bourbaki-the-greatest-mathematician-who-never-was-122845