Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Now prove it." NewScientist, 19 June 2004, page 4.

This short piece reports on the 8 June news release by mathematician Louis deBranges of Purdue University, who claims to have proven the celebrated RiemannHypothesis. "Mathematicians have reacted with skepticism," the article says.The paper containing de Branges's results may be found on his web site.

--- Allyn Jackson