Important information regarding the recent AMS power outage.

The transformer that provides electricity to the AMS building in Providence went down on Sunday, April 22. The restoration of our email, website, AMS Bookstore and other systems is almost complete. We are currently running on a generator but overnight a new transformer should be hooked up and (fingers crossed) we should be fine by 8:00 (EDT) Wednesday morning. This issue has affected selected phones, which should be repaired by the end of today. No email was lost, although the accumulated messages are only just now being delivered so you should expect some delay.

Thanks for your patience.

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Harold Calvin Marston Morse


26. Harold Calvin Marston Morse (1892-1977)

President 1941-1942

Ph.D. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1917

After serving in the military during World War I, Morse taught at Harvard University, Cornell College, and Brown University, then spent the rest of his academic career at Harvard University (1926-1935) and at the Institute for Advanced Study (1935 until his retirement in 1975). He developed what became known as Morse theory, a powerful tool in the field of global analysis, and an important contribution of American mathematics. Morse won the National Medal of Science in 1965, and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and of academies in Italy and France.

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