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Maths hands out its 'Nobel Prize' to an Australian — here's why you should care - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Paul Erdős, left, and Terence Tao discussing math in 1985. This past August, Tao and four other mathematicians proved an old Erdős conjecture, ...

Maths hands out its 'Nobel Prize' to an Australian — here's why you should care - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Doctoral advisor Elias M. Stein. Known for Green-Tao theorem, Erdos discrepancy problem. Compressed Sensing Tao's inequality, Kakeya

1 Terence Tao Professor Terence Tao has won the prestigious Fields Medal for his work with prime numbers and harmonic analysis.

Photo: Fields medallist Cedric Villani was elected to the French Parliament. (Reuters: Charles Platiau)

Terry (right) is shown with David Hunt, leader of the Australian IMO team in Washington in 2001. He's got the numbers From The Australian; August 23, 2006

James Maynard of the University of Oxford wrote the second paper proving Erdős' conjecture on large prime gaps.

Jean was a truly remarkable person and mathematician. Certainly the world of analysis is poorer with his passing.

A crowded room gathered to listen to Terry Tao talk about his recent work with Ben Green on additive prime number theory.

Terence Tao, who is regarded as one of the greatest living mathematicians although of course not by himself (he does not even have a picture on his “about” ...

Terence Tao, as a 1986 Adelaide prodigy. The work of a mathematician takes him into other mathematical minds over the millennia, back to Pythagoras.

Eli was an amazingly effective advisor; throughout my graduate studies I think he never had fewer than five graduate students, and there was often a line ...

Solving Mathematical Problems: A Personal Perspective: Amazon.de: Terence Tao: Fremdsprachige Bücher