Kurt Godel

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Goldbach’s conjecture is one of the best-known unsolved problems in mathematics.

The starting point for rigorous reasoning in mathematics is a system of axioms. An axiom is a statement that is assumed, without demonstration, to be (...)

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The claim is often made that mathematical results are immutable. Once proven, they remain forever valid. But things are not so simple. There are probl(...)