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The '''Fields Medal''', awarded every four years at the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematics, is considered the highest honor a [[Mathematics|mathematician]] can receive.  At each Congress, 2-4 medals are awarded, each to a mathematician under the age of 40. Recent winners include [[Grigori Perelman]] and [[Terence Tao]].
 
The '''Fields Medal''', awarded every four years at the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematics, is considered the highest honor a [[Mathematics|mathematician]] can receive.  At each Congress, 2-4 medals are awarded, each to a mathematician under the age of 40. Recent winners include [[Grigori Perelman]] and [[Terence Tao]].
  
Until Maryam Mirzakhani (an Iranian, [[muslim]] woman) was awarded the prize, every recipient of the Fields Medal had been male.
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Every recipient of the Fields Medal has been male.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Revision as of 11:06, 18 August 2014

The Fields Medal, awarded every four years at the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematics, is considered the highest honor a mathematician can receive. At each Congress, 2-4 medals are awarded, each to a mathematician under the age of 40. Recent winners include Grigori Perelman and Terence Tao.

Every recipient of the Fields Medal has been male.

External Links