Did you know that a famous mathematician was the scientist in charge of the Cold War in the US? The Hungarian-American John Von Neumann, well known for his progress in science and computer science, was born in December of 1903 and was the scientist that reached the highest political power in the US. Together with his collaboration in the elaboration of explosives, he was the one that computed the precise moment they needed to detonate the bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 6th and 9th of August, 1945, so they could destroy the most possible.
In mathematics, this man is famous for the formalization of the modern axiomatic and by his work in Ergodic Theory. He also worked in computer science, physics and statistic. There is a lunar crater and an asteroide named after him.
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