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John Nash and wife killed in car accident

Especially in taxi’s always wear your seat belt. A dumb event took one of the great minds of our time on Sunday. Nash and his team at Princeton are credited forĀ  breakthroughs that have developed into versatile and robust techniques, which have become essential tools for the study of nonlinear partial differential equations.   http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2015/05/famed_a_beautiful_mind_mathematician_wife_killed_in_taxi_crash_police_say.html

Mean streets of New York or Sharks?

The likelihood of being involved in a shark accident is considerably smaller than winning the top prize in lottery. Between 1959 and 2003 1,857 people were struck and killed by lightening alone in the coastal states of the USA. In the same time frame there were 740 shark accidents, 22 of which were fatal. Probability…

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