The Junior Science Club, University of Hyderabad organized a lecture by Prof. A. Sankaranarayanan, Professor of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, titled ‘Exposure to Goldbach Conjecture and Twin Prime Conjecture’ on September 20, 2017 at the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Prof. Sankaranarayanan explained the significance of topic to the mathematics enthusiast present for the lecture. He demonstrated several mathematical theorems given by various prominent mathematicians such as Shrilman Goldbach, Chinese mathematician Chen, Ramare, Estermann and others while speaking about the topic.

He talked elaborately on Twin Prime Conjecture, Sieve Theory, Inclusion and Exclusion Principle and the Circle Method which was employed by Hardy, Ramanujan, and Littlewood to solve many asymptotic problems in additive number theory.

-by Monika Tiwari and Swati Pant
MA Communication