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Message boards : General discussion : Twin Prime Conjecture progress

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Message 65353 - Posted: 14 May 2013 | 16:03:32 UTC

This is really interesting...

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=first-proof-that-infinite-many-prime-numbers-come-in-pairs
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Message 66093 - Posted: 29 May 2013 | 11:02:30 UTC

And here's a Wired article on the same subject.
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Message 66172 - Posted: 30 May 2013 | 17:15:36 UTC
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Numberphile also did a short video on primes/gaps between primes and they mentioned this paper.
Truly amazing how 'just a nameless' mathematician can make such a contribution to science. An inspiration for us all!

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