Man Claims To Have Solved 160-Year-Old Math Problem

A million-dollar math problem that has stumped mathematicians for 160 years may have just been solved. Michael Atiyah, a retired professor at the University of Edinburgh, that he had solved the ‘Riemann Hypothesis’, an equation pertaining to prime numbers that carries a $1 million reward to whoever can solve it.

But not everyone is convinced – even though Atiyah’s proof has been checked for over 10 trillion solutions, some critics still say the problem is technically ‘unsolved’ and that Atiyah has been proven wrong before.

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