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When West Winds Waft over me during my long Walks, become inspired Puzzle Maker. Where is this place?

I don’t have a profile yet, so it won’t help you much.

For those mathematically minded, they may not even need further clues, to find this beautiful place.

Some of the famous mathematicians worked here and their pioneering work forms the basis for new branches.

I made some simple words which includes all the letters found this place’s name.

Ice, Cite, Pot, Not, Inn, Nor

Where is this place?

Name at least 3 famous people from here that had profound influence over several branches of mathematics.

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The answer is

PRINCETON,

home of the

Institute for Advanced Study, where many famous 20th-century mathematicians worked and made their breakthroughs,

as well as

Princeton University, with alumni including John Forbes Nash and Alan Turing, and former professors including Andrew Wiles. Those famous enough names for you? :-)

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  • $\begingroup$ Got it..name a few of the for complete answer sake. $\endgroup$ – Uvc Jun 6 at 15:38
  • $\begingroup$ @Uvc Done. (For the record, "place that produced many world-famous mathematicians" cuts it down to very few possibilities. My first thought was Gottinger, which didn't work, but a lot of the Gottingen guys relocated to [the correct answer].) $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 6 at 15:41
  • $\begingroup$ Yes..most famous scientist used to give guest lectures at this place founded 260 years. Ago. $\endgroup$ – Uvc Jun 6 at 15:43
  • $\begingroup$ A Beautiful Mind. $\endgroup$ – Uvc Jun 6 at 19:42
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    $\begingroup$ Is there any significance to the bizarre capitalization of the W words in the title and puzzle? $\endgroup$ – Rubio Jun 6 at 23:27

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