Mathematician John Nash’s Obituary

Long before the award-winning film “A Beautiful Mind” made his name famous, John Nash—who recently died in a taxi crash at the age of 86—was already a star in the world of mathematics and economics. As a post-graduate student at Princeton University, Nash developed mathematical theories that would later earn him international recognition. In 1959, illness took over, curtailing his research and leading to the demise of his marriage with wife Alicia—who he would later remarry and who died with him in the crash. Visit The Guardian for the full story.