Andrew Wiles: Problems on Where No One Has Any Idea Where to Start

Source: The Fermat Diary, 2000

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Parallel source: Mathematics Magazine, Apr 1995

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Related Resource: Transcript of BBC Broadcast, Jan 1996

Well I’d never seen a lecture series in mathematics like that before. What was unique about those lectures were the glorious ideas how many new ideas were presented, and the constancy of his dramatic build-up that was suspenseful until the end.


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