Explaining Andrew Wiles’ proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem

Alex Bellos gives an explanation of Andrew Wiles’ proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem at the 2016 Abel Prize announcement in Norway.

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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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