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Beals Conjecture Solution Million Dollar Prize
2013-06-06 12:38:18

Looking for a way to make $1 million? All you need to do is solve Beal's Conjecture, a math equation that has been boggling the minds of the world’s greatest mathematicians for over 20 years.

2010-04-21 13:59:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The first results from an initiative of Harvard University's Division of Social Science to identify the world's hardest unsolved problems in economics, psychology, government, sociology, and other social sciences were announced today. "The social sciences have never had more vitality than today, and answering their unsolved questions has never been more important," said Stephen Kosslyn, Social Science Dean at Harvard. During a daylong symposium which...

2009-11-17 09:42:06

New tool for research mathematics on the 150th anniversary of the Riemann Hypothesis.

2008-10-05 03:00:09

By Castelvecchi, Davide Numbers Electron energy levels linked to Riemann hypothesis If two physicists are right, a single electron might know more about numbers than all of the world's mathematicians.

2008-03-13 13:17:54

A new mathematical object was revealed yesterday during a lecture at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM). Two researchers from the University of Bristol exhibited the first example of a third degree transcendental L-function. These L-functions encode deep underlying connections between many different areas of mathematics.

2006-08-22 14:50:00

The Poincare conjecture involves topology, a branch of math that studies shapes.

2006-08-22 12:45:03

By Ben Harding MADRID (Reuters) - The maths world's biggest celebrity shunned its most prestigious prize on Tuesday, apparently bitter at his perceived mistreatment by fellow intellectuals. Russian Grigory Perelman remained in his St.

2006-08-22 11:59:27

By Ben Harding MADRID (Reuters) - The maths world's biggest celebrity shunned its most prestigious prize on Tuesday, apparently bitter at his perceived mistreatment by fellow intellectuals.

2006-08-22 12:25:00

By Ben Harding MADRID (Reuters) - The maths world's biggest celebrity shunned its most prestigious prize on Tuesday, apparently bitter at his perceived mistreatment by fellow intellectuals. Russian Grigory Perelman remained in his St.


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