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Graph of the number of ways to write an even number n as the sum of two primes (4 ≤ n ≤ 1,000,000). This is the main object of study of the Goldbach's conjecture, proposed 1742 but still unproven.

"The even integers from 4 to 50 as sums of two primes. Goldbach's conjecture is that every even integer greater than 2 can be expressed as the sum of two primes in at least one way." Caption from link

Apostolos Doxiadis is a writer whose international bestseller Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture helped start the mathematical fiction trend. Yet his work as novelist, playwright and essay…

Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture: A Novel of Mathematical Obsession: Apostolos Doxiadis: 9781582341286: Books

Petros Papachristos devotes the early part of his life trying to prove one of the greatest mathematical challenges of all time: Goldbach's Conjecture, the deceptively simple claim that every even number greater than two is the sum of two primes.