The Proof They Missed

Fascinating article in Wired about an important mathematical proof that took a surprisingly long time to be noticed.

https://www.wired.com/2017/04/elusive-math-proof-found-almost-lost/

One of those moments that tells us a lot about how hard ideas have to fight to be heard even if they are right.

If you’re interested in how to get ideas across, you might like my book.

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