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Old 05-30-2009, 08:32 PM
ivylass is offline
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Originally Posted by Nicolas Bourbaki View Post
ETA: They've printed a retraction. He did find an algorithm, but it had been discovered before, and he is not getting early admission to the University of Uppsala.
Wow, thanks for the update. The article made it sound like it was the discovery of the century. I admit, looking at the equations in the Wiki article made me squiggle-eyed. I'm more English and history, and while math and science fascinate me, you might as well be talking the way adults do in Charlie Brown cartoons for all the sense I can make of it.