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#1 2012-09-10 15:54:58

MathsIsFun
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Proof claimed for deep connection between primes


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#2 2012-09-10 18:37:19

bobbym
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Re: Proof claimed for deep connection between primes

Hi MIF;

Thanks for the link!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3 2012-09-10 20:11:47

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Re: Proof claimed for deep connection between primes

Have you read the 500 pages yet? Is he right? Huh?


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#4 2012-09-10 20:18:25

bob bundy
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Re: Proof claimed for deep connection between primes

Holiday reading, I thought!  smile

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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#5 2012-09-11 00:34:48

bobbym
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Re: Proof claimed for deep connection between primes

MIF wrote:

Have you read the 500 pages yet? Is he right? Huh?

I will wait for the movie. I am in and out in 2 hours.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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