The Fields Medals are commonly regarded as mathematics’ closest analog to the Nobel Prize (which does not exist for mathematics), and are awarded every four years by the International Mathematical Union to one or more outstanding researchers.
TRANSIRE SUUM PECTUS
“Rise above oneself and grasp the world.”
EX TOTO ORBE
OB SCRIPTA INSIGNIA
“The mathematicians assembled here from all over the world
pay tribute for outstanding work.”