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Grigory Perelman

Reclusive Russian Math Genius Rejects $1 Million Prize

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — He said nyet to $1 million. Grigory Perelman, a reclusive Russian mathematics genius who made headlines earlier this year for not im...

You Are Disturbing Me. I Am Picking Mushrooms.

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Wolff

Grigory Perelman, a mathematician from Russia, solved a century-old math problem with a $1 million prize. When reached by a reporter he said, with fabulous succinctness: "You are disturbing me. I am picking mushrooms."

Grigori Perelman, Reclusive Russian Maths Genius, Refuses $1 Million Prize

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dr Grigori Perelman, a reclusive Russian genius, is refusing to accept the prestigious $1 million "Millennium" mathematics prize awarded by the Clay M...