mathematician mathematician  /ˌmæ θə mə ˈtɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person skilled in mathematics

Usage(s):

  1. Gdel's astonishing and disorienting discovery, published in 1931, proved that nearly a century of effort by the world's greatest mathematicians was doomed to failure.
  2. Those of us who were mathematicians cracked up laughing; everybody else stood around looking puzzled.
  3. Although he is now 36, and a mathematician for Sylvania, Paul Cooper has never lost his boyhood enthusiasm for the fanciful science-fiction stories of Jules Verne.

News

  1. Browning students GEAR UP for space

    Leo Kipp might be an engineer, scientist or mathematician when he grows up, but mostly after Thursday's activities at his weeklong GEAR UP camp in Browning, he wants to be an astronaut.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Great Falls Tribune

  2. Dick Lahn’s String of Pearls

    The rewarding culmination of a long environmental quest Steve Carr A light went on for environmental guru Dick Lahn, of Crofton, back in 1967, at a League of Conservation Voters lecture.     “I was working as a mathematician for NASA, and suddenly I knew that protecting our environment was what I really wanted to do.”     The Ah-ha! moment has shaped Lahn’s life into a String of Pearls that ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bay Weekly

  3. Chinese Mathematician Discovers Groundbreaking Proof on Prime Numbers

    A previously unheard of mathematician has proved an important theorem on prime numbers, surprising the mathematics field and earning international fame overnight. Hailing from China, lecturer at the University of New Hampshire, Zhang Yitang has proven that there are infinitely … The post Chinese Mathematician Discovers Groundbreaking Proof on Prime Numbers appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

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Quotes

  1. "He left a whole rigmarole of figures," Roosevelt complained to his labor secretary, Frances Perkins, according to her memoir. "He must be a mathematician rather than a political economist."
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Franklin D Roosevelt Source: New York Times

  2. "It doesn't take a mathematician to know that with growing student populations and a reduction in class sizes that we'll need more classrooms," Perdue said.
    on Jan 10, 2006 By: Sonny Perdue Source: Online Athens

  3. Asked about the quiz when he appeared before a House of Commons committee, Mr Grade said: "The 506p question - I think we are in danger of losing our sense of humour. Whilst it may have taxed the odd scientist and mathematician, it was in fact no...
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Michael Grade Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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