The Music of the Primes
Marcus du Sautoy / Sep 19, 2019
The Music of the Primes The paperback of the critically acclaimed popular science book by a writer who is fast becoming a celebrity mathematician Prime numbers are the very atoms of arithmetic They also embody one of the mos
The paperback of the critically acclaimed popular science book by a writer who is fast becoming a celebrity mathematician.Prime numbers are the very atoms of arithmetic They also embody one of the most tantalising enigmas in the pursuit of human knowledge How can one predict when the next prime number will occur Is there a formula which could generate primes These appaThe paperback of the critically acclaimed popular science book by a writer who is fast becoming a celebrity mathematician.Prime numbers are the very atoms of arithmetic They also embody one of the most tantalising enigmas in the pursuit of human knowledge How can one predict when the next prime number will occur Is there a formula which could generate primes These apparently simple questions have confounded mathematicians ever since the Ancient Greeks.In 1859, the brilliant German mathematician Bernard Riemann put forward an idea which finally seemed to reveal a magical harmony at work in the numerical landscape The promise that these eternal, unchanging numbers would finally reveal their secret thrilled mathematicians around the world Yet Riemann, a hypochondriac and a troubled perfectionist, never publicly provided a proof for his hypothesis and his housekeeper burnt all his personal papers on his death.Whoever cracks Riemann s hypothesis will go down in history, for it has implications far beyond mathematics In business, it is the lynchpin for security and e commerce In science, it has critical ramifications in Quantum Mechanics, Chaos Theory, and the future of computing

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Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus Peter Francis du Sautoy, OBE is the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.