Posts tagged "A Beautiful Mind"

Russell Crowe Mourns ‘Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician, John Nash, Who Was Killed in Car Crash

John Forbes Nash, Jr., the famed Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and subject of Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, as well as his wife Alicia, were killed in a car crash on the New Jersey turnpike yesterday afternoon (May 23, 2015).

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / May 24, 2015

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

March 14 — a.k.a. 3.14 — is Pi Day, a celebration of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Many honor the mathematical holiday with wacky traditions, from foodies ironically indulging in pies — even the pizza variety counts — to MIT announcing acceptances to freshman applicants.

By: Cory Lopez / March 14, 2013