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When a crystallographer treated prime numbers as a system of particles, the resulting diffraction pattern created a new view of existing conjectures in number theory.
Generations of researchers have pursued his “Langlands program,” which seeks to create a grand unified theory of mathematics.
An eminent mathematician reveals that his advances in the study of millennia-old mathematical questions owe to concepts derived from physics.
A type of symmetry so unusual that it was called a “pariah” turns out to have deep connections to number theory.