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:


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