Sunday, March 21, 2010

First Clay Mathematics Institute Millennium Prize

March 18, 2010

The Clay Mathematics Institute hereby awards the Millennium Prize for resolution of the Poincaré conjecture to Grigoriy Perelman.

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Perelman and the Poincaré conjecture

The Fields Medal held no interest for him, Perelman explained. “It was completely irrelevant for me,” he said. “Everybody understood that if the proof is correct then no other recognition is needed.”