# Interview with a mathematician: Richard K. Guy

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# Interview with a mathematician: Richard K. Guy

# You can’t hide from the primes

# Interview with a mathematician: Jordan Ellenberg

# You can’t hide from the primes

# Interview with a mathematician: Richard K. Guy

Interview with mathematician Richard K. Guy.… Read More Interview with a mathematician: Richard K. Guy

A primer on primes.… Read More You can’t hide from the primes

CanaDAM’17 is underway at Ryerson, and tonight, Jordan Ellenberg is giving the Public Lecture on the cap set conjecture. I’m reposting my interview with him in honor of that occasion. Enjoy! *** Jordan Ellenberg is the John D. MacArthur and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He works in… Read More Interview with a mathematician: Jordan Ellenberg

What are primes? A prime number is a positive integer with exactly two different divisors. For example, 2 is prime, as 1 and 2 divide it. The same is true for 3, 5, and 7. But 6 is not prime as it has four divisors 1, 2, 3 and 6. On first glance, we may think… Read More You can’t hide from the primes

Richard K. Guy is the only mathematician I know working at age 100. A professor at University of Calgary, Richard is an expert in geometry, number theory, graph theory, and he is especially known for his contributions to combinatorial game theory. A prolific author with over 300 papers, he has worked with the greats such as Paul… Read More Interview with a mathematician: Richard K. Guy