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$3 Million Math Prizes!

Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will begin handing out $3 million awards to mathematicians.

Milner and Zuckerberg will select the first winners of the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics in consultation with experts, and it is unknown how many winners there will be. The year Milner established the Fundamental Physics Prize, there were nine honorees.

Read the New York Times's coverage

Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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