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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TopNewestHere is the link to Dr. Yitang Zhang's paper called "Bounded gaps between primes". – Ananth Jayadev · 1 year, 6 months ago

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Was it proofread? – Ali Caglayan · 2 years, 9 months ago

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@Ali Caglayan I believe so. Subsequent articles talk about peer reviewers. – Silas Hundt Staff · 2 years, 9 months ago

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I think the paper is from last year. – Bogdan Simeonov · 2 years, 10 months ago

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– Silas Hundt Staff · 2 years, 10 months ago

Oh, yes it is!Log in to reply