Whatever you do, don't look at this number.
It's about 22 million digits long.
The primes have been known since early antiquity and fascinated the ancient Greeks, who marveled at their nature. What is interesting about prime numbers is that they become rarer as we progress through the integers.
But a referee report from the Annals of Mathematics, to which Zhang submitted his paper, suggests he has. “The main results
"If you were to do it that way it would take longer than the age of the universe," he said. Instead, mathematicians have
If Shinichi Mochizuki's 500-page proof stands up to scrutiny, mathematicians say it will represent one of the most astounding