John Nash

Inspiring West Virginians Season 4
10:26 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Still a Beautiful Mind – and an Inspiring West Virginian

John Nash, Jr. is a native of Bluefield and a mathematics genius. His life was detailed in the Ron Howard film 'A Beautiful Mind'.
Credit Jean Snedegar

The 9th floor of Fine Hall, the math building at Princeton University, is a place some people call the mathematical center of the universe. 

Here you’ll find the office of 84-year-old John Forbes Nash, Jr., one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. 

One whole bookshelf in Nash’s office is lined with photos of his hometown, Bluefield, West Virginia. Nash left the state more than 60 years ago, but clearly it’s still important to him.

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WV Morning
1:21 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

West Virginia Morning - Sept. 23, 2013

  A special feature on the mind behind the film A Beautiful Mind, John Nash. Also, WVU's Solar Decathlon team competes in CA. Those stories and more.

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