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NYU's Courant Part of Team to Resolve Ancient Mathematics Problem
September 23, 2009
Mathematicians from North America, Europe, Australia and South America have resolved the first one trillion cases of an ancient mathematics problem on congruent numbers. The advance, which included work by David Harvey, an assistant professor at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, was achieved through a complex technique for multiplying large numbers.
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