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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

George Bergman, "A number system with an irrational base," Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 1957, pp. 98-110. George Mark Bergman is an American mathematician who was born on ...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

Arthur Leonard Rubin submitted the following paper at age 12.5 -- he was born in Feb 1956 and the paper was submitted in Nov 1968: Arthur L. Rubin and Jean E. Rubin, Extended operations and relations ...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

Daniel Larsen published his "Bertrand's Postulate for Carmichael Numbers" in International Mathematics Research Notices at age 19.
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

John von Neumann published his first co-authored paper ''On the position of zeroes of certain minimum polynomials'' with Michael Fekete at the age of 18. His first solo paper ''On the introduction of ...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

It's well known that Blaise Pascal published his Essai pour les coniques in February of 1640 at the age of 16. Galois' Démonstration d’un théorème sur les fractions continues périodiques paper was ...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

Katherine Knox recently published Billiard circuits in quadrilaterals in the American Mathematical Monthly, and the paper contains original research results. I'm not sure of her exact age, but she is ...
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Writing Mathematical Symbols in 20th century

i was a scientific tyypist in the 70s and we used an IBM selectric II that had a bracket into which "typits" were inserted to produce scientific symbols, it also had a lever to make spaces 1/...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

Lajos Posa wrote one 1 with Erdos and was submitted for publication in September 1961. At the time of submission Posa was not 14 yet. [1] Erdos and Posa : On the maximal number of disjoint circuits of ...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

Certainly not as young as Arthur Rubin, but Carl Størmer was also very precocious. Størmer entered the University of Christiana (Oslo) in 1892 and in the same year, at the age of 18, he published his ...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

Other examples of articles published by mathematicians at an early age: High-schooler Britney Gallivan was born in 1985 and published a paper early 2002 in which she established a formula for the &...
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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

It feels a bit shameless to write this answer, since it is about myself. I uploaded the first version of the article Maximilian Janisch, Kolmogoroff's Strong Law of Large Numbers for pairwise ...
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