WHITNEY, Hassler [1907-1989] -- American mathematician and mountaineer, National Medal of Science
National Medal of Science (1976)
Wolf Prize (1983)
Steele Prize (1985)
In addition to an illustrious career as a mathematician,
culminating with the Wolf Prize in 1982 and the Steele Prize in 1985,
he was also an avid mountain-climber.
The Whitney-Gilman Ridge in New Hampshire was named for him and a cousin,
who were the first to climb it.
| National Medal of Science |
| Wolf Prize |
| Steele Prize |
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