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In 1859, Bernhard Riemann, a little-known thirty-two year old mathematician, made a hypothesis while presenting a paper to the Berlin Academy titled “On the Number of Prime Numbers Less Than a Given Quantity.” Today, after 150 years of careful research and exhaustive study, the Riemann Hypothesis remains unsolved, with a one-million-dollar prize earmarked for the first person to conquer it. Alternating passages of extraordinarily lucid mathematical exposition with chapters of elegantly composed biography and history,

**Prime Obsession**is a fascinating and fluent account of an epic... more## Rankings by Category

Prime Obsession is ranked in the following categories:

- #75 in Geometry
- #42 in Mathematician Biography