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enThe music of the primes
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Marcus du Sautoy </div>
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Following on from his article 'The prime number lottery' in last issue of <i>Plus</i>, Marcus du Sautoy continues his exploration of the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics: The <b>Riemann Hypothesis</b>. </div>
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<div class="pub_date">January 2004</div>
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<p><i>Many people have commented over the ages on the similarities between mathematics and music. Leibniz once said that "music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting". But the similarity is more than mere numerical. The aesthetics of a musical composition have much in common with the best pieces of mathematics, where themes are
established, then mutate and interweave until we find ourselves transformed at the end of the piece to a new place.<p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/music-primes" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/music-primes#comments28harmonichilbert problemsimaginary numberlogarithmic integralmathematics and musicprime numberRiemann hypothesisRiemann zeta functionThu, 01 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000plusadmin2241 at http://plus.maths.org/content