It is with sadness that we report the loss of John Nash and his wife Alicia Nash in a tragic taxi accident.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-32865248

Nash was featured in the movie, “A Beautiful Mind” that won 4 Oscars. The movie outlined his genius and his lifelong struggle with schizophrenia. Only last week he was in Norway to receive the prestigious Abel Prize.

http://www.abelprize.no/nyheter/vis.html?tid=63693

Nash did extraordinary work in his field of partial differential equations and was a senior research mathematician at Princeton. He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994 for his work in game theory. He was 86 years old; his wife was 82. You can find out more about Nash here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Forbes_Nash,_Jr.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/nash/peopleevents/p_jnash.html