# 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.

Note by Silas Hundt
5 years, 4 months ago

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I think the paper is from last year.

- 5 years, 4 months ago

Oh, yes it is!

Staff - 5 years, 4 months ago

- 5 years, 3 months ago

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

Staff - 5 years, 3 months ago

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

- 4 years ago