Science Friday > Archives > 2006 > November > November 17, 2006, Hour Two:
The Family that Couldn't Sleep / The Artist and the Mathematician
Starting in the 1930s, Nicolas Bourbaki published dozens of papers, becoming a famous mathematician. There was just one problem: he didn't exist. Join Ira in this hour on Science Friday for a conversation with Amir Aczel about the genius mathematician who never existed.