Stanislaw Marcin Ulam

1909 - 1984

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Ulam solved the problem of how to initiate fusion in the hydrogen bomb. He also devised the 'Monte-Carlo method' widely used in solving mathematical problems using statistical sampling.
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Honours awarded to Stan Ulam
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SIAM John von Neumann Lecture1963

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