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Wednesday, 8 August 2007
Atle Selberg, R.i.P.
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Mathematician Atle Selberg , one of the heroes of my 2003 book Prime Obsession , has died aged 90 (thereby adding another data point to my remarks in that book about mathematicians' longevity).

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Posted on 08/08/2007 5:10 PM by John Derbyshire
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8 Aug 2007
Hugh Fitzgerald
But his Erdos number -- expressive of harmonious collaboration --  was less than zero.