Simple living – JAM

44-year-old Russian math genius, Grigory Perelman, recently said no to the prestigious one million dollar “Millennium” mathematics prize awarded by the Clay Institute in Cambridge, Maine. He had solved the one-hundred-year-old Poincaré conjecture, one of the most complicated mathematical problems in the world – so complex that it took several years for other experts to confirm he was correct. Perelman is quite content to live in a humble St. Petersburg apartment and care for his mother. In our greedy self-centered society, it might do us well to consider that happiness does not depend on possessions. This is Just-A-Minute with Ed Boggess

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