1994年ノーベル経済学賞の数学者ジョン・ナッシュ氏が交通事故死

      2016/06/09

映画「ビューティフル・マインド」のモデルとなった1994年ノーベル経済学賞受賞の数学者ジョン・ナッシュ氏(86)と夫人のアリシア・ナッシュさん(82)が、5月23日に乗車中のタクシーの事故のため亡くなりました。ニュージャージー州で帰宅する途中で、タクシーは別の車を追い越そうとした際にガードレールに衝突し、夫妻が車外へ投げ出されたそうです。19日にノルウェーで行われたアーベル賞の授賞式に参加し自宅に帰る途中でした。

参考

  1. ‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash, wife killed in car crash (CNN May 25, 2015):”John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind,” and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police.”
  2. ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician John Nash and His Wife Killed in New Jersey Taxi Crash (ABC NEWS May 24, 2015):”Princeton University mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Nash, whose life was the subject of the film “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed in a taxi crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday. “
  3. John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner and Subject of ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ Killed in Car Crash (NBC NEWS): “John Nash, winner of the Nobel prize in economics and the subject of the movie “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed with his wife Saturday in a car crash in New Jersey, according to state police.”
  4. John F. Nash Jr., Math Genius Defined by a ‘Beautiful Mind,’ Dies at 86 (New York Times, MAY 24, 2015):”John F. Nash Jr., a mathematician who shared a Nobel Prize in 1994 for work that greatly extended the reach and power of modern economic theory and whose long descent into severe mental illness and eventual recovery were the subject of a book and a film, both titled “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed, along with his wife, in a car crash on Saturday in New Jersey. He was 86.”
  5. ‘A Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash killed in taxi crash (7online.com):”The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind” has died in a taxi crash along with his wife in New Jersey. “
  6. John F. Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg share the Abel Prize (THE ABEL PRIZE):”The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to the American mathematicians John F. Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis.” The President of the Academy, Kirsti Strøm Bull, announced the new laureates today 25 March. They will receive the Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at a ceremony in Oslo on 19 May.”
  7. John F. Nash, Jr. and his wife Alicia killed in car accident (THE ABEL PRIZE):”John F. Nash, Jr., who together with Louis Nirenberg received the Abel Prize on Tuesday 19 May, was killed in a taxi accident on the New Jersey Turnpike on Saturday afternoon local time. Nash (86) and his wife Alicia (82) were on their way home after a week of Abel celebrations in Oslo and Bergen when they were both killed in the car crash.”
  8. ジョン・ナッシュさん事故死 米数学者、半生映画化も(朝日新聞DIGITAL2015年5月25日):”19日には、ノルウェー政府が数学での研究実績を評価するために設けた「アーベル賞」の授賞式のため、オスロを訪れていた。米メディアによると、23日に帰国し、空港から自宅に戻る途中に事故に遭ったという。”
  9. 米数学者のジョン・ナッシュさんが交通事故死、半生映画化も(CNN 2015.05.25):”米ニュージャージー州の警察当局は25日までに、米プリンストン大学の数学者で、その半生が映画「ビューティフル・マインド」の題材にもなったジョン・ナッシュさんが交通事故で死亡したと発表した。”
  10. 「ゲーム理論」でノーベル賞の米数学者が事故死 ジョン・ナッシュ氏、映画化でアカデミー賞(産経ニュース 2015.5.25);”米プリンストン大学教授などを歴任、複数の人間や国家などの間の相互作用をモデル化した「ゲーム理論」分野の業績で、94年にノーベル経済学賞を受賞した。”
  11. Home Page of John F. Nash, Jr. (http://web.math.princeton.edu/jfnj/)
  12. Prize Seminar, December 8, 1994 The Work of John Nash in Game Theory (nobelprize.org)

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