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A pretty interesting development in number theory...

On April 17, a paper arrived in the inbox of Annals of Mathematics, one of the discipline’s preeminent journals. Written by a mathematician virtually unknown to the experts in his field — a 50-something lecturer at the University of New Hampshire named Yitang Zhang — the paper claimed to have taken a huge step forward in understanding one of mathematics’ oldest problems, the twin primes conjecture.

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Note by Silas Hundt
3 years, 1 month ago

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Here is the link to Dr. Yitang Zhang's paper called "Bounded gaps between primes".

Ananth Jayadev - 1 year, 9 months ago

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Was it proofread?

Ali Caglayan - 3 years ago

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@Ali Caglayan I believe so. Subsequent articles talk about peer reviewers.

Silas Hundt Staff - 3 years ago

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I think the paper is from last year.

Bogdan Simeonov - 3 years, 1 month ago

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Oh, yes it is!

Silas Hundt Staff - 3 years, 1 month ago

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