Math's Abel Prize 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.

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.