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Prime Proof Helps Mathematicians Mind the Gaps

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Science  04 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5616, pp. 32
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5616.32

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Summary

In an unexpected breakthrough, an American and a Turkish mathematician have brought the erratic behavior of enormous prime numbers into dramatically sharper focus.