A Proof that Euler Missed ...
The board of programme changes informed us that R. Apery (Caen) would speak Thursday, 14.00 “Sur l’irrationalité de ζ(3).” Though there had been earlier rumours of his claiming a proof, scepticism was general. The lecture tended to strengthen this view to rank disbelief. Those who listened casually, or who were afflicted with being non-Francophone, appeared to hear only a sequence of unlikely assertions.
KeywordsPrime Number Theorem Hypergeometric Polynomial Fruitless Effort Lively Description Irrelevant Explanation
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