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The Princeton Mathematics Community in the 1930s: An Oral History Project

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Author:Charles C. Gillispie, Albert W. Tucker, and William Aspray
Description: Transcripts, with abstracts, of interviews with mathematics faculty and students at Princeton University during the 1930s, recounting that decade when Kurt Gödel studied spatially homogeneous cosmological models; Albert Einstein worked on a unified field theory; John von Neumann accepted his one and only doctoral student; Richard Feynman, Arthur Stone, Bryant Tuckerman, and John Tukey created flexagons together -- all in the University's recently constructed Fine Hall.

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Departments, Quotations
Math Topics: History and Biography

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