Fermat’s Last Theorem

The story of the British mathematician Andrew Wiles and his bid to find a proof for Fermat’s last theorem

Simon Singh’s BBC documentary: http://bbc.in/1lMTyoX

Article by Peter Brown in Nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/24/error/how-maths-most-famous-proof-nearly-broke


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"The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. " G H Hardy, A Mathematician's Apology (London 1941).

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