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Yitang Zhang — MacArthur Foundation

Yitang Zhang — MacArthur Foundation

Yitang Zhang is a mathematician who emerged from relative obscurity with a landmark achievement in analytic number theory: the so-called bounded prime gap, which essentially establishes that the difference in spacing between two consecutive prime numbers is, infinitely often, bounded by a fixed numb…

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 18 Sep 2014, 04:28

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