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2015 Clay Research Conference 30 September. Charles Fefferman, Mike Hopkins, Maryam Mirzakhani, Andrei Okounkov, Peter Scholze. Associated workshops:

Public lecture 1 October.  Étienne Ghys: Dancing vortices.

Millennium Problems

Zeta Function

The prime number theorem determines the average distribution of the primes. The Riemann hypothesis tells us about the deviation from the average. Formulated in Riemann's 1859 paper, it asserts that all the 'non-obvious' zeros of the zeta function are complex numbers with real part 1/2.

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The proceedings of the 12th CMI Summer School on The Resolution of Singular Algebraic Varieties (Proceedings, Volume 20) are now available for download in the online library.
Research Fellow James Maynard has been awarded a 2015 LMS Whitehead Prize for his spectacular results on gaps between prime numbers.  He simplified and extended the work of Zhang on bounded gaps...

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