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Roll Over, Pythagoras: the “Holy Grail” of Math May Have Been Found

The so-called "holy grail" of mathematics may have just been found. Shinichi Mochizuki, a professor at the Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Kyoto University, released a 500-page proof of the abc conjecture in number theory which involves the relationship between prime numbers, which I will attempt to describe as succinctly as possible below. A lot of open theory… Continue reading Roll Over, Pythagoras: the “Holy Grail” of Math May Have Been Found