Amateur mathematician partially solves 60-year-old problem

While you struggle to help with the kids’ geometry homework, an amateur mathematician solved a longstanding riddle that stumped number theorists for nearly seven decades. In 1950, Hugo Hadwiger and Edward Nelson asked […] The post Amateur Mathematician Makes Headway on Decades-Old Puzzle appeared first on Geek.com.

Amateur mathematician partially solves 60-year-old problem

Professional biologist and amateur mathematician Aubrey de Grey has partially solved the Hadwiger-Nelson problem, which has vexed mathematicians since 1950. He has published a paper describing ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Amateur Mathematician Makes Headway on Decades-Old Puzzle

While you struggle to help with the kids’ geometry homework, an amateur mathematician solved a longstanding riddle that stumped number theorists for nearly seven decades. In 1950, Hugo ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Geek.com

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