The story of Bounded Gaps, from the New Yorker

“What Zhang did was sensational,” he said. “His work is a masterpiece. When you talk of number theory, a lot of the beauty is the machinery. Zhang somehow completely understood the situation, even though he was working alone. That’s how he surprised. He just amazingly pushed further some of the arguments in these papers.”

via Solving an Unsolvable Math Problem – The New Yorker.

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