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+ - Abel Prize Awarded to Univ. of Texas Professor->

Submitted by DenaliPrime
DenaliPrime (6153) writes "The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2010 to John Torrence Tate, University of Texas at Austin, for his vast and lasting impact on the theory of numbers. The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Nils Christian Stenseth, announced the name of the 2010 Abel Laureate at the Academy in Oslo today, 24. March. John Tate will receive the Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at an award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, May 25.

The Abel Prize recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences and has been awarded annually since 2003. It carries a cash award of NOK 6,000,000 (close to € 730,000 or US$ 1 mill.)"

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+ - Andrew Koenig is missing.->

Submitted by DenaliPrime
DenaliPrime (6153) writes "Andrew Koenig, son of Walter Koenig (Chekov from Star Trek), has been missing since February 14, 2010. He was last seen at a bakery in the Stanley Park area of Vancouver, BC. Anyone who has seen Andrew since February 14th, has been asked to contact Detective Raymond Payette of the Vancouver PD at (604) 717-2534."
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+ - Sirius Radio Humps Stern Fan

Submitted by DenaliPrime
DenaliPrime (6153) writes "Marc followed Howard Stern to Sirius Radio in January of 2006. He went in up to the hip: radio, lifetime subscription, more radios, more accounts, etc. He even began convincing his friends and family to join.

Unfortunately, Marc's credit card expired. Rather than notify him that there was a problem with the card, they closed his account and terminated his lifetime subscription. He called them to resolve the problem and Sirius' manner of resolution was to sell him a NEW lifetime subscription rather than revive the old one."

People will buy anything that's one to a customer.