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Hereditarily pythagorean fields, infinite Harrison-primes and sums of $2^n$th powers

Author: Eberhard Becker
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 278-280
MSC (1970): Primary 12D15, 12E99
MathSciNet review: 0460295
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