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Monthly Archives: June 2013
Narrowing the Gap
A group of seasoned mathematicians including Terence Tao are working to improve on Yitang Zhang’s exciting recent proof that there are infinitely many pairs of consecutive primes separated by no more than 70 million. A glance at the polymath8 wiki … Continue reading
Posted in Number Theory, Theoretical Mathematics Tagged number theory, Polymath, Terence Tao, Twin Primes Conjecture, Yitang Zhang 4 Comments
Celebrating the Grandmothers of STEM
It’s not strictly mathematical, but Grandma Got STEM is one of my favorite blogs. It’s a collection of stories about grandmothers and other older women who have or had careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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