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|Erdös, Paul 1913–96 Hungarian mathematician God may not play dice with the |
universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers. In D.
Mackenzie Homage to an Itinerant Master Science, Volume 275, Number 5301, ...
|Schuler has calculated that 90.0037183% of all numbers greater than 2572 are |
composite, with a smallest prime factor less than or equal to ... God may not play
dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers
|4.1 A Statistical Pattern in the Prime Number Sequence God may not play dice |
with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers.
Attributed to P. Erd ̋os, referring to the famous quote of Einstein. 1) Location of ...
|Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the |
sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to ... said 'God may not play
dice with the Universe, but there's something strange going on with the prime
|out there, somewhere, but he did not know what and he did not know where. ... at |
the end of their freshman year, Steve had once said to Andrew, “God may not
play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with prime
|Unfortunately, it can be shown that this variance is not the same as the |
corresponding statistical variance of the prime counting function π(x). ...
beginning with the (1021 + 1)-th zero, displayed as the dotted line, with pseudo-
random numbers (added and scaled to the endpoints of the ... As Paul Erd ̋os
wrote, “God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going
on with the primes.
|Traces the eccentric life of legendary mathematician Paul Erdos, a wandering genius who fled his native Hungary during the Holocaust and helped devise the mathematical basis of computer science.|
|In the world of quantum mechanics, uncertainty and ambiguity become not just unavoidable, but essential ingredients of science—a development so disturbing that to Einstein ”it was as if God were playing dice with the universe.” And ...|
|Based on a National Magazine Award-winning article, this masterful biography of Hungarian-born Paul Erdos is both a vivid portrait of an eccentric genius and a layman's guide to some of this century's most startling mathematical discoveries ...|
|In this seminal work of scientific writing, James Gleick lays out a cutting edge field of science with enough grace and precision that any reader will be able to grasp the science behind the beautiful complexity of the world around us.|