A mathematician virtually unknown to the experts in his field — a 50-something lecturer at the University of New Hampshire named Yitang Zhang gave a surprising shock the mathematical community a few months back. He showed that there exists infinitely many primes with difference equal to a a number around 70 million. Recall that, twin […]

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# Famous Problems

## Malayali solves algebraic riddle (Fermat’s last theorem) (???)

Published: 29th September 2013 08:23 AM in the New Indian Express Three-and-a-half century-old Fermat’s Last Theorem is finally uncoiling, thanks to a Malayali academic. Unnikrishnan Thekkappat, a research fellow, has published his new finding in the IOSR Journal of Mathematics, an international open-access journal. According to the mathematics fraternity, Unnikrishnan’s finding is outstanding. In a […]

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