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  1. Editorial

    ... long arithmetic progressions — Ben Green and Terence Tao For centuries, mathematicians have tried to find patterns in the way ... conjectured that the answer is "yes", but it was not until Tao and Green arrived on the scene that this intuition was proved to be ...

    plusadmin - 17 Jun 2010 - 11:40

  2. From 70 million to just 600...

    ... mathematicians had reduced the gap to 60 million. Terry Tao (who was awarded the Fields medal in 2006 for work that included a ... "At times, the bound was going down every thirty minutes," Tao told Wired Magazine . But June the gap was down to 50,000 (as ...

    Rachel - 4 Aug 2015 - 14:37 - 1 comment

  3. El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?

    ... in a lot more detail. To monitor El Niño they use the TAO/TRITON array of buoys that was placed in the tropical Pacific in the ...

    Marianne - 6 Jun 2016 - 15:39 - 4 comments

  4. Twins move within reach

    ... of under 5 million was announced in early June, Terrence Tao , whose work on prime numbers helped to earn him the acclaimed Fields ...

    Marianne - 4 Aug 2015 - 14:36 - 0 comments

  5. Prime time news!

    ... research. Just a few years ago Ben Green and Terence Tao proved the significant result that you can find arbitrarily long ...

    Rachel - 16 Jul 2013 - 10:41 - 2 comments

  6. The Fields Medals 2006

    ... old Russian Andrei Okounkov, 31 year old Australian Terence Tao and 38 year old Frenchman Wendelin Werner, deserve no less attention. As is ... mathematics and physics in recent times." Terence Tao started out as something of a child prodigy and at 31 is one of the ...

    plusadmin - 7 Jul 2010 - 12:43 - 0 comments

  7. Carnival of Mathematics #117

    ... a real treat, why not spend a long lunch hour watching Terry Tao's talk The Cosmic Distance Ladder . This forms part of one of Mike ... and the radius of the Moon's orbit were measured, and how Tao's lecture was an incredible opportunity to show some fun and exciting maths ...

    Rachel - 29 Oct 2015 - 15:01 - 1 comment

  8. Millions for maths

    ... Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terry Tao and Richard Taylor will each receive £1.8m. That's more than the £930,000 ... You may have come across Richard Taylor and Terence Tao on Plus before: Taylor (among other things) helped Andrew Wiles ...

    Marianne - 25 Jun 2014 - 10:17 - 1 comment

  9. Breakthrough maths live!

    ... Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terry Tao and Richard Taylor each received £1.8m. That's more than the £930,000 ... filmed for you to watch. We especially recommend Terence Tao's talk on collaboration in maths (mathematicians seem to be getting more ...

    Marianne - 15 Dec 2014 - 14:28 - 0 comments

  10. Easy as 1, 2, 3?

    ... In 2006 the Australian mathematician Terence Tao was awarded the Fields medal, one of the highest honours in maths, partly ... Together with the British mathematician Ben Green Tao proved that the answer is yes. In fact, the primes contain arithmetic ...

    Marianne - 20 May 2014 - 12:12 - 0 comments