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Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne, who is regarded as one of the most celebrated mathematicians of the 20th century, has been chosen for this year’s (2013) prestigious Abel Prize in Mathematics.

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The 2015 Abel Prize winners - John F. Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg share the Abel Prize - The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to the American mathematicians John F. Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis.” The President of the Academy, Kirsti Strøm Bull, announced the new laureates today 25 March. They…

The Abel Prize Laureates 2015 The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to the American mathematicians John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg

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from the Guardian

Abel prize won by Oxford professor for Fermat's Last Theorem proof

Professor Andrew Wiles poses next to a version of Fermat’s equation in 1998.

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from the Guardian

Abel Prize 2015: John Nash, Louis Nirenberg and the maths of ice cream

Today King Harald of Norway will present John Nash and Louis Nirenberg with the Abel Prize, one of the top honours in mathematics. Here Norwegian mathematician and TV presenter Jo Røislien explains their groundbreaking work

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from NPR.org

Professor Who Solved Fermat's Last Theorem Wins Math's Abel Prize

#Oxford-#Prof. astro #snake Sir #AndrewWiles wins $700k #AbelPrize for solving 300-yr-old #math equation, #congrats http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/16/europe/fermats-last-theorem-solved-math-abel-prize/index.html http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2016-03-15-fermats-last-theorem-proof-secures-mathematics-top-prize-sir-andrew-wiles http://www.nature.com/news/fermat-s-last-theorem-earns-andrew-wiles-the-abel-prize-1.19552…

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Oxford professor wins £500,000 for solving 300-year-old mathematical mystery

Oxford Professor Sir Andrew John Wiles wins 2016 Abel Prize for Proving 350 year old theorem