> > Years ago I plotted a frequency distribution of prime gaps from 2 to some

> > small limit and the curve always looked similar to the curve for black body

> > radiation. Has anyone done this for limits large or small? Are there

> > theoretical reasons to account for this?

>

> Prime gaps are far from smoothly distributed.

> Gaps divisible by 3 are more likely than ones not divisible by 3.

> As 30 becomes small, gaps divisible by 30 also become more popular.

> As always this can be explained by looking at small primes.

A good illustration:

http://ieeta.pt/~tos/gaps.html
All the best,

Andrey

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