## What's it like being a mathematician?

Submitted by mf344 on September 6, 2010We talk to young mathematicians during lunch at the

International Congress of Mathematicians.

Why do people become mathematicians? What's it like being one and what are the perks of a job in academia? We talk to young mathematicians at the International Congress of Mathematicians, as well as to established research mathematician Larry Guth, to find out.

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