- The Paradox of the Proof: Shinichi Mochizuki said he proved the ABC Conjecture
"Mochizuki ... created so many new mathematical tools and brought together so many disparate strands of mathematics that his paper was populated with vocabulary that nobody could understand. It was totally novel, and totally mystifying...
... “You don’t get to say you’ve proved something if you haven’t explained it,” she says. “A proof is a social construct. If the community doesn’t understand it, you haven’t done your job.”
- First proof that infinitely many prime numbers come in pairs (Nature)
"Goldston, who was sent a copy of the paper, says that he and the other researchers who have seen it “are feeling pretty good” about it. “Nothing is obviously wrong,” he says."
- Autistic boy,12, with higher IQ than Einstein develops his own theory of relativity
O maravilhoso mundo da matemática
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