Category: Tech & Science

Who Is June Huh?

Most top mathematicians discovered the subject when they were young, often excelling in international competitions. By contrast, math was a weakness for June Huh, who was born in California and grew up in South Korea. “I was pretty good at most subjects except math,” he said. “Math was notably mediocre, on average, meaning on some […]

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Fields Medals in Mathematics Won by Four Under Age 40

Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Most top mathematicians discovered the subject when they were young, often excelling in international competitions. By contrast, math was a weakness for June Huh, who was born in California and grew up in South Korea. “I was pretty good at most subjects except math,” he said. “Math was notably mediocre, […]

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