Minus a wife

3rd March 2000 at 00:00
WHILE Ted Wragg is a wonderful writer on education, I must take him to task over his maths article.

There has never been, and will never be, a Nobel Prize-winning mathemaician. This is believed to be because Alfred Nobel's wife left him for a mathematics professor.

Stephen Ringer

1 Old Wardsdown,

Flimwell, East Sussex

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