Mystery:Was Charles Fefferman Homeschooled?
Charles Fefferman was a Princeton University mathematics professor who is considered one of the finest American mathematicians ever He supposedly mastered calculus before the age of 12, despite its inaccessibility to schoolchildren that age.
Was Fefferman homeschooled?
- ↑ Fefferman was the youngest professor ever granted tenure, and won the coveted Fields Prize before age 30.
- ↑ http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/Math/Fefferman.html
- ↑ http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GTAletters/message/18110
- ↑ http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GTAletters/message/18103
- ↑ Personal communication:
firstname.lastname@example.org to me
Dear Mr. Nash,
This isn't exactly a "quick response", but the answer is that I wasn't home-schooled.