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The Bordin prize and Sofya’s reputation

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At the bottom of the first page of the article [Kowalevski 1889] by Sofya Kowalevski on the solid, we find a note that indicates that this work obtained the Academy of sciences’ Bordin prize, raised from 3,000 to 5,000 francs.

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Audin, M. (2011). The Bordin prize and Sofya’s reputation. In: Remembering Sofya Kovalevskaya. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-929-1_9

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