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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

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

Editorial
... community as a reason. Fileds medallist Terence Tao The precise reasons for Perelman's refusal are still shrouded in ... the other three medallists, Andrei Okounkov, Terence Tao and Wendelin Werner, let alone their work. Luckily it is relatively easy to ...
plusadmin  18 Jun 2010  16:21

Find the gap
... Zhang's result caught the attention of Terence Tao , one of the world's best mathematicians, who decided to make it subject ...
Marianne  5 May 2015  17:27  0 comments

The Abel Prize 2012
... consequences within mathematics. It was used by Terence Tao and Ben Green to prove that the list of primes contains arithmetic progressions of any length. In 2006 Tao won the Fields Medal , another high honour in mathematics, for a body of ...
Marianne  12 Dec 2012  11:31  4 comments