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Alberto Calderón: Quiz


Question 1: He was awarded many prizes for his work including the Bôcher Memorial Prize in 1975, the Wolf Prize in 1989, and the ________ in 1991.
Joshua LederbergGlenn T. SeaborgCharles Stark DraperNational Medal of Science

Question 2: Calderón graduated in civil engineering from the University of Buenos Aires in 1947 and earned a ________ in mathematics from the University of Chicago in 1950.
Doctor of PhilosophyPostgraduate educationDoctorateAcademic degree

Question 3: In 1958 Calderón published one of his most important results, on uniqueness of solution of the Cauchy problem for ________.
Eigenvalue, eigenvector and eigenspacePartial differential equationDirac delta functionHeat equation

Question 4: During his career he held academic posts at Ohio State University, the ________, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago, from which he retired in 1985.
Richard FeynmanInstitute for Advanced StudyJ. Robert OppenheimerPrinceton, New Jersey

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