August 11, 2002

This is seriously elegant: Apparently, three Indian mathematicians have shown that you can test primality (deterministically) in polynomial time. That's incredible. More incredible, I seem to understand the paper. (The authors seem proud as punch, as you'd expect, cracking a centuries old problem.)

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