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The Bordin prize and Sofya’s reputation

  • Michèle Audin
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Abstract

At the bottom of the first page of the article [Kowalevski 1889] by Sofya Kowalevski on the solid, we find a note that indicates that this work obtained the Academy of sciences’ Bordin prize, raised from 3,000 to 5,000 francs.

Keywords

Mathematical Community Abelian Function Parisian Life Permanent Secretary Grand Prize 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut de recherche mathématique avancéeUniversité de Strasbourg et CNRSStrasbourg CedexFrance

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