Mathematician Yitang Zhang, 2014 MacArthur Fellow

2015 Feb, The New Yorker Profile, “THE PURSUIT OF BEAUTY – Yitang Zhang solves a pure-math mystery” More info on Wikipedia.

2015, Sept 17, “Celebrity Mathematician Joins UCSB Faculty

Mathematician Yitang Zhang, 2014 MacArthur Fellow

UNH Professor Yitang Zhang

Oct 3, 2016 update: Great watch

COUNTING FROM INFINITY – Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture [2015 Documentary]


Nice info, Terry Tao, Ph.D. Small and Large Gaps Between the Primes

2013 article, “Together and Alone, Closing the Prime Gap

(600) “James Maynard, recipient of a 2013 CRM-ISM Postdoctoral Fellowship, has just announced a spectacular result in number theory which represents enormous progress in the quest to prove the Twin Primes Conjecture.

Note: After Maynard joined Polymath, that group’s final result was “246” on April 14, 2014.

(re Polymath) Terence Tao: 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics Symposium

(bonus) 2015 NYT “The Singular Mind of Terry Tao – A prodigy grows up to become one of the greatest mathematicians in the world.


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