“Beautiful Mind” Mathematician, John Nash, Dies at 86


Nobel prize-winning mathematician, John Forbes Nash, Jr. has died at the age of 86.
You may know him as the man whose life inspired the 2001 oscar-winning film “A Beautiful Mind,” starring Russell Crowe.
New Jersey State Police say Nash and his wife, Alicia, were killed in a car crash Saturday.
Authorities say the couple was in a taxi that lost control when it tried to pass another car.
Nash and his wife were pronounced dead at the scene.
The taxi driver and a passenger in the other car were hurt.
The crash is under investigation.
You may recall, Nash won the nobel prize for economics in 1994.
He was known for his work in game theory and his personal struggle with paranoid schizophrenia.

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