The man who proved the limist of mathematics and computability
"Kurt Gödel's achievement in modern logic is singular and monumental – indeed it is more than a monument, it is a landmark which will remain visible far in space and time. ... The subject of logic has certainly completely changed its nature and possibilities with Gödel's achievement."
Albert Einstein was also living at Princeton during this time. Gödel and Einstein developed a strong friendship. Economist Oskar Morgenstern recounts that toward the end of his life Einstein confided that :
"His own work no longer meant much, that he came to the Institute merely ... to have the privilege of walking home with Gödel".
Written and coded by A Watkin