## number theory

Mathematicians have revived an old approach to solving the famous Riemann hypothesis.

A new prime number with nearly 25 million digits was discovered just in time for Christmas.

A hundred years ago Ramanujan was elected FRS. Here is a look at the maths that gained him the title.

We talk to Jack Thorne about his lecture at the ICM 2018 and his work "faceting the gem stone" in number theory.

In these two videos Akshay Venkatesh tells us about winning the Fields Medal, what he enjoys about maths, and introduces us to the ideas in his work.

Akshay Venkatesh has been awarded the Fields medal 2018 for his work exploring the boundaries of number theory.

Peter Scholze has received the Fields medal 2018 for transforming arithmetic algebraic geometry.

Robert Langlands wins for his "visionary program".

PhD student June Park talks to us about geometry and number theory.