The once-sentence proof in multiple sentences

Can prime numbers be written as the sum of two squares? 13 can for sure (2² + 3²), but for example 3 can’t. Pierre de Fermat came up with a theorem on this topic, for which Don Zagier, an american mathematician gave a proof, which astonishingly is just one sentence long.

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Game theory and why knowing your future would crash the economy

Game theory is a branch of mathematics with a lot of applications. Especially in economics, game theory plays a very important role. That’s the reason why a lot of mathematicians are presented with the Nobel prize in economics. A widely known example is John Forbes Nash, who’s life is illustrated in the movie “A beautiful mind”.

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