Prime Obsession

Prime Obsession

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In 1859, Bernhard Riemann, a little-known 32-year old mathematician, made a hypothesis while presenting a paper to the Berlin Academy titled On the Number of Prime Numbers Less Than a Given Quantity. Today, after 150 years of careful research and exhaustive study, the Riemann Hyphothesis remains unsolved, with a one million dollar prize earmarked for the first person to conquer it. Alternating passages of extraordinarily lucid mathematical exposition with chapters of elegantly composed biography and history,

ISBN: 9780452285255

Published Date: June 1, 2004

Publisher: Plume Books

Language: English

Page Count: 422

Size: 8.04" l x 5.27" w x 0.97"