## British Mathematician Awarded Prize for Solving Centuries Old Math Problem (page 2)

A British mathematician has won the Abel Prize in math for solving an ancient math theorem. On Tuesday, Andrew Wiles was given the award, which is considered the Nobel Prize of math, by Norway's Academy of Science and Letters. The academy said Wiles was chosen "for his stunning proof of (French mathematician Pierre de) Fermat's Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semi-stable elliptic curves, opening a new era in number theory." Wiles solved the problem...

### British Mathematician Awarded Prize for Solving Centuries Old Math Problem

A British mathematician has won the Abel Prize in math for solving an ancient math theorem. On Tuesday, Andrew Wiles was given the award, which is considered the Nobel Prize of math, by Norway's ...

**Wed 16 Mar 16** from Voice of America

### British mathematician solves Fermat's Last Theorem

Oslo, Norway (UPI) Mar 17, 2016 A British mathematician has solved the 300-year-old math problem known as Fermat's Last Theorem, and will claim a $700,000 prize for his work. Andrew Wiles, ...

**Fri 18 Mar 16** from SpaceDaily

### Sir Andrew J. Wiles receives the Abel Prize

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2016 to Sir Andrew J. Wiles (62), University of Oxford, "for his stunning proof of Fermat's Last Theorem ...

**Tue 15 Mar 16** from AlphaGalileo

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