Journeys to the Distant Fields of Prime

From The New York Times’s profile of Terence Tao, mathematician and expert in the field of prime numbers:

His words were polite, unassuming and tinged with the accent of Australia, his homeland. Even though prime numbers have been studied for 2,000 years, “There’s still a lot that needs to be done,” Dr. Tao said. “And it’s still a very exciting field.”

Tuesday, 13 March 2007