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Math's Abel Prize

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Math's Abel Prize

Math's Abel Prize

Math's Abel Prize

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The second annual Abel Prize is being awarded Tuesday. The Abel is the closest mathematics has to a Nobel Prize; this year it goes to professors Michael Atiyah and Isadore Singer. NPR's Scott Simon talks about the prize with Weekend Edition "math guy" Keith Devlin.