1. Hardy-Littlewood conjecture for twin primes Let denote the number of primes such that is also prime. Define the twin prime constant as then, . 2. Hardy-Littlewood circle method In mathematics,...

1. Almost Integer (Ramanujan’s Constant) Ramanujan’s constant is the transcendental number , which is an almost integer, in that it is very close to an integer: This number was discovered in...

Gonit Sora is organizing a webinar to be delivered by Dr. Kaneenika Sinha of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune. The details are given below. Date: 27 September, 2020 (Sunday)...

Gonit Sora is organizing a webinar on number theory to be delivered by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar of Ashoka University. The details are given below. Date: 16 August 2020 (Sunday) Time: 2.30...

To claim to write an obituary of Freeman Dyson would be laughable at best and foolish at worst because as the great Edward Witten, Dyson’s colleague at IAS, himself stated, “His...

Almost every reader would probably know about the great mathematicians Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 – 1920). Here we would like to tell the story of an incident which we believe not many...

The major scientific and mathematical [1] progresses that are made, are first reported in academic journals, and if something catchy and news-worthy appears then it captures the public imagination via numerous blogs,...

Cédric Villani is a French mathematician, who was awarded the Fields Medal (considered to be the highest prize in mathematics) in 2010. He is currently Director of Institut Henri Poincaré and also...

It is very difficult to write an objective review when the subject is a movie based on the biography of Srinivasa Ramanujan. Nonetheless, I shall try to give an overview of...

Apostolos Doxiadis’ novel ‘Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture’ has been in my to-read list for a long time. Recently, I had the pleasure of reading this short novel based on Goldbach’s...

Professor Marcus du Sautoy is the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. Formerly a Fellow of All Souls College,...

Anti-Dühring is a book by Friedrich Engels published in 1878. It is a defense of Marxism from Eugen Dühring’s vision of socialism. It contains interesting scientific references as well, which is...

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