24513Re: [PrimeNumbers] Goldbach news
- Oct 2 5:12 AM--- On Tue, 10/2/12, Steven Harvey <harvey563@...> wrote:
> http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Mathematician-solves-270-year-old-conjecture/articleshow/16635760.cmsInteresting. However, I don't think people shouldn be announcing results unless preprints are available for independent review. ArXiv exists for a reason...
I do approve of using approaches from different fields of mathematics, and that even if the proof is flawed that it shows some new insights. (Compare the topological proof of the infinitude of primes, for example.)
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