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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Math Genius May Reject $1M Award

Someone please tell me that this is an early April Fools joke. Just thinking about turning down a million dollars is crazy. Damn, this guy is my new hero.

Who doesn't want to be a millionaire? Maybe a 43-year-old unemployed bachelor who lives with his elderly mother in Russia — and who won $1 million for solving a problem that has stumped mathematicians for a century. Grigory Perelman can't decide if he wants the money.

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