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# Hugh Everett III
## Many Worlds of Mathematics
Tony Mann talks about the career of Hugh Everett III (1930 - 1982), famous for his "Many Worlds" interpretation of quantum theory. He talks about:
- introduction to Everett's career (time 0:10)
- Everett's work in Quantum Theory (0:43)
- Game Theory and Operations Research (2:13)
- consultancy (3:12)
- belated interest in Everett's ideas on Quantum Theory (3:30)
- Everett's death (4:01)
- summary of his career (4:25)
Tony Mann teaches mathematics at the University of Greenwich, and was President of the British Society for the History of Mathematics 2009-2011. He is Visiting Professor of Computing Mathematics at Gresham College for 2012-2013, and runs the maths blog Tony's Maths. He tweets as @Tony_Mann.
**Further Reading:**
- Peter Byrne,
*The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, mutual assured destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family* (Oxford University Press, 2010)
- Wikipedia: Hugh Everett III
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