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For this scientist, sometimes the solution is posing the right problem

February 27, 2013

The Globe and Mail | February 27, 2013

Mathematicians are generally praised for finding solutions, but sometimes it’s even more important to pose the right problem. Such is the case with University of Toronto Professor Stephen Cook, who was named the 2013 winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, the federal government’s highest honour for non-medical research…. Read more