John Frank Adams

1930 - 1989

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Frank Adams was an English algebraic topologist who pioneered methods for calculating the homotopy of spheres
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List of References (7 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Frank Adams

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Frank Adams
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LMS Berwick Prize winner1963
Fellow of the Royal Society1964
Speaker at International Congress1966
Lowndean chair1970 - 1989
LMS Senior Whitehead Prize1974
BMC morning speaker1960, 1969, 1979
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1982


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