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Bell, Eric Temple

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1960 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Biographers, Educators, Mathematicians

1883 – Born on the 7th of February in Peterhead, Scotland.


1904 – He finished college at Stanford.


1907-1926 – He was a Professor at the University of Washington.


1912 – Bell finished PhD at University of Columbia.


Bell produced significant results in number theory, including Diophantine analysis.


1924 – Won the prestigious Bôcher Prize with Solomon Lefschetz.


1926 – He joined the faculty of the California Institute of Technology.


1927 – His mathematical publication was the comprehensive survey Algebraic Arithmetic.


1937 – Wrote biographical collection "Men of Mathematics".


1946 – Wrote science fiction novel "The Time Stream".(under pseudonym John Taine)


1951 – Bell retired from CalTech.


1960 – He died on 21st of December in Watsonville, California.