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Bell, Eric Temple

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Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1960 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Biographers, Educators, Mathematicians

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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.

 

 

 


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