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Fermat's Enigma -Fermat's Last Theorem
In 1637, French mathematician Pierre de Fermat proposed, what was to become known as Fermat's Last Theorem: no whole number solutions are possible for Pythagoras' equation for power values greater than two. Unfortunately his notebook's margin wasn't big enough to detail the claimed proof for this. In 1955 Goro Shimura and Yutaka Taniyama met at a mathematics symposium in Tokyo, and proposed The Taniyama-Shimura Conjecture: All elliptical equations have a...