Date: Sep 12, 2012 4:35 PM
Author: Sam Wormley
Subject: Proof Claimed for Deep Connection between Prime Numbers
Proof Claimed for Deep Connection between Prime Numbers

> http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=proof-claimed-for-deep-connection-between-prime-numbers

> From Nature magazine

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> The usually quiet world of mathematics is abuzz with a claim that one of the most important problems in number theory has been solved.

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> Mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki of Kyoto University in Japan has released a 500-page proof of the abc conjecture, which proposes a relationship between whole numbers ? a 'Diophantine' problem.