Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Will Another Conjecture Bite-the-dust?
Peter Woit reports the claim that the "abc conjecture" has been proven:
The abc conjecture is a number theory conjecture from 1985 which has been called "the most important unsolved problem in Diophantine analysis."
Peter links to this more detailed report and discussion of the claim:
and here's a more layman-friendly interpretation of it from a few years back: