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The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics (P.S.)

The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics - Marcus du Sautoy We use prime numbers everyday, every internet transaction uses these for security, and de Sautoy here gives us a history of the prime number, from the very early Greek mathematicians, to the modern day.The primary focus of the book is the Reimann Hypothesis. Du Sautoy gives a very readable history of all the mathematicians who have looked at proving and trying to disprove this. Some of the maths was a bit beyond me, but I did enjoy having my brain stretched.

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