Thursday, January 27, 2022

Prime Progress

"Mathematicians Clear Hurdle in Quest to Decode Primes":
In a paper posted in September, Paul Nelson of the Institute for Advanced Study has solved a version of the subconvexity problem, a kind of lighter-weight version of Riemann's question. The proof is a significant achievement on its own and teases the possibility that even greater discoveries related to prime numbers may be in store.