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Susan Hockfield

Numbers that can change the world

By Susan Hockfield
April 14, 2008

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IN THE NEW movie "21," a fictionalized version of how several former MIT students used mathematical skill to win big at blackjack, being "pretty good with numbers" looks like a quick way to get rich in Las Vegas. Real life at MIT may seem less glamorous, but it's actually more exciting, because our students and faculty are using their gift ... (Full article: 714 words)

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