Goldbach's conjecture
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<p>In 1998, Goldbach's Conjecture was shown by computer to be true for even numbers up to 400,000,000,000,000. In addition, some progress has been made towards formally proving the conjecture. As of this year, mathematicians with Goldbach fever have some extra incentive for their labours.</p>
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<div class="pub_date">June 2000</div>
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<p>In <a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/issue/2">Issue 2</a> of <i>Plus</i>, we introduced you to <a href="/issue2/xfile/index.html">Goldbach's Conjecture</a>, the speculation by mathematician <a href="http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Goldbach.html">Christian Goldbach</a> in a 1742 letter to <a href=
"http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Euler.html">Leonhard Euler</a> that every even integer greater than 2 can be expressed <p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/gold-goldbach" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/gold-goldbach#commentsGoldbach's conjectureprime numberWed, 31 May 2000 23:00:00 +0000plusadmin2803 at http://plus.maths.org/content