By TETSUYA ISHIKURA/ Staff Writer
December 2, 2021 at 06:30 JST
The abstract of a 58-page academic paper written by Kyoto University professor Shinichi Mochizuki and other mathematicians ends with the following sentence: “the results of the present paper ... yield an unconditional new alternative proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem.” (The Asahi Shimbun)
For more than 350 years, a mathematics problem whose solution was considered the Holy Grail to the greatest mathematician minds had remained unsolved. [Read More]
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