After Prime Proof, an Unlikely Star Rises

Follow-up on one of my favorite article from the first half of 2015 with this brilliant documentary on Yitang Zhang :

“Never heard of him. Absolutely never heard of him,” said Andrew Granville, a number theorist at the University of Montreal, in Counting From Infinity. When Granville heard about the result and the techniques that Zhang used, he recalled saying, “There’s no way that somebody I’ve never heard of has done this.”

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