New Mathematical Proof of the ABC Conjecture

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A pleated surface on the boundary of the convex core.

A new claim could imply that a proof of one of the most important conjectures in number theory has been solved, which would be an astounding achievement. Mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki of Kyoto University in Japan has released a 500-page proof of the abc conjecture that proposes a relationship between whole numbers (related to the Diophantine equations).

Read more @ SciTechDaily

2 Responses to “New Mathematical Proof of the ABC Conjecture”


  1. 1 Anton September 12, 2012 at 13:56

    What is the source of that image of the pleated Teichmüller surface?


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